Nigeria: Governor’s Wife Tasks Women On Neatness

MG_0249Wife of the Osun State Governor and Ambassador, Community led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Alhaja Sherifat Aregbesola, has charged women in the state to embrace neatness and good hygiene at all times.

Alhaja Aregbesola gave the charge in Osogbo while declaring open a one-day training programme on Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) for Traditional and Religious Leaders from the 400 triggered communities in the state.

According to her, the training programme which is put together by the Rural Water and Environmental Sanotation Agency (RUWESA), is geared towards making the communities an Open Defecation Free (ODF) by providing individual household latrine coupled with safe water, sanitation and hygiene promotion practices to ensure a sustainable behavioural change.

The CLTS ambassador, who used the occasion to call on the people of the state to re-elect Ogbeni Aregbesola for a second term, stated that the present administration is ready to continue to work for the development of the state.

Expressing appreciation to the organisers of the training programme, the firstlady charged the Project Manager and Staff of RUWESA, Directors of Water and Environmental Sanitation (DWES) in the 30 local governments and Ife-East Area Office and all other participants to work harder, so as to meet the goal target of CLTS.

In an address, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Rural Development and Community Affairs, Mr Adekunle Igeg appreciated Governor Aregbesola for supporting all programmes geared towards the actualization of his six-point integral action plan designed to make life pleasant for Osun people.