The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has inaugurated a committee for this year’s World Toilet Day celebration.
The celebration holds November every year.
This was contained in a press release which was made available to The Tide in Port Harcourt.
According to the release signed by the Press Secretary of the ministry, Mrs Funmi Imuetinyan, the Planning Committee for the 2022 World Toilet Day was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu in Abuja.
According to Engr. Adamu, the Committee which will be chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, and co-chaired by the Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Environment also have International stakeholders and development partners like UNICEF, WHO( World Health Organisation), WaterAid, USAID, World Bank, AfDB (Africa Development Bank), NEWSAN, Dangote Foundation, BUA Limited,Nigerian Bottling Company, Reckitt Benckiser,Procter and Gamble and FEMinWASH as members respectively.
Other members of the planning committee announced by the Honourable Minister include; Federal Ministry of Information, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,Federal Ministry of Health,Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs and Federal Ministry of Education.
The Minister also announced as members of the planning committee, the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget & National Planning ,Federal Ministry of Youth Development,National Orientation Agency,Nigerian Immigration Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigerian Police Force,Federal Road Safety Corps and Department of State Security and Department of Water Quality Control and Sanitation Federal Ministry of Water Resources as (Secretariat).
The Terms of Reference for the Committee are to identify and compile the list of invitees for the event, identify and secure location, develop agenda for the event, ensure adequate media and publicity coverage, organise adequate security at event location, organise protocol list, and ensure engagement with State level actors for follow up actions at the State level among others.
The Committee was charged with the responsibility of planning and rolling out initiatives to ensure the successful hosting of the World Toilet Summit in Nigeria.
The Proposed Sub-Committees as announced by the Honourable Minister include, Security and Protocol, Publicity, Technical, Transportation, Accommodation