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Association advocates safe drinking water in Africa

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African Water Association (AfWA) on Wednesday in Abuja stressed the need for safe drinking water in order to mitigate avoidable diseases. AfWA focal person in Nigeria, Mr. Francis Umemezia, stated this at a workshop on the development of laboratory water and quality assurance manuals. He noted that the implications of drinking unsafe and contaminated water could be disastrous, adding that ...

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Ecologist warns Nigerians to stop drilling boreholes near graves

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An ecologist, Mr Richard Inyamkume, has advised Nigerians against drilling boreholes near graves, to prevent drinking poisonous water. Inyamkume, who is the Senior Programme Officer, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative (CCMAI), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. “There are implications for drilling boreholes in areas where corpses are ...

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