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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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Residents groan as water scarcity hits Ogun capital


A visit to Ago-Oba, a community in the heart of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, anytime of the day would see many residents on queue scooping water from burst pipes in unkempt conditions, a development many said has been the practice in the area for sometime due to acute water scarcity. “If you come to this place by 2 AM., ...

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Ilorin residents in a quagmire over water scarcity

Ilorin in a quagmire over water scarcity

Perennial water scarcity has resurfaced again in Ilorin and its environs and left it’s residents in a total mess. The residents of Ilorin town would have to walk a distance to fetch water for drinking and for other domestic use. Many residents are sourcing water from motorized borehole drilled by the privileged individuals in their areas. Some residents at Emir’s ...

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