SSDO, WaterAid Nigeria Launches African Sanitation Policy Guidelines Project

South Saharan Social Development Organization, in partnership with WaterAid Nigeria, will implement the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines (ASPG) Project in Enugu state. The project aims to scale up sanitation at the state level and accelerate progress towards achieving safely managed sanitation and Sustainable Development Goal 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation for all).

The project will focus on improving sanitation and hygiene practices through policies, advocacy, and collaboration with other stakeholders. Prior to the launch, the project lead, Udochukwu Egwim, conducted advocacy visits to stakeholders to brief them about the project’s goals for the sanitation sector and get their buy-in. 

The project was officially launched on the 23rd of March, 2023 and offered a unique opportunity to enlighten stakeholders, raise media awareness, and iterate a suitable implementation strategy across the state.

Stakeholders and dignitaries present include the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Emmanuel Obi, Commissioner for Rural Development, Dr. Kingsley Udeh, Special Adviser to the Enugu State Governor on Water Resources, Hon. Dubem Onyia, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Environment, The STU Coordinator, representatives of ENRUWASSA, civil society organizations, the media among others.

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