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Nigeria: 'Women, Children Worst Hit By Effects of Open Defecation'

All Africa, 08 December 2014

 

The National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) has noted that women, girls and children are the worst hit by the effects of open defecation in the country.

 

The group's National Chairman, Mr Samuel Ome, said this in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

 

Ome, who stressed the need for measures to end free defecation, added that "no nation can thrive when more than 50 per cent of its population falls ill intermittently. Read more....