Anambra is set ban open defecation in the state. This was made known while the state Commissioner for Power and Domestic Water Development, Mr. Obi Nwankwo, stated this in Awka, as part of the activities marking the 2016 Global Hand Washing Day slated for October 15.
It said it had begun a proactive action in that respect by encouraging the people to build toilets in motor parks, markets, hospitals and other public places. Hear him;
“We want to totally eradicate germs in our society. We have realised that some people still defecate in the open; so, we want to eradicate it. We want to encourage people to build toilets and wash their hands regularly after using the toilet, after child management and before eating,” he stated.