Ministry, stakeholders hold WASH meeting on shared terms of reference


The Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Stakeholders in the WASH sector have held a meeting to review comments and suggestions on shared Terms of Reference of the technical committee for the development of National WASH Policy and Implementation Strategy.

The meeting which held recently at Bolton White Hotel, Abuja, according to a statement from the Head, Press and Public Relations Unit of the Water Resources Ministry, Mrs Imuetinyan Funmi, said it was a Stakeholders’ engagement meeting of its Technical Committee which was inaugurated on 3rd April, 2023 by the immediate past Hon. Minister of Environment on behalf of himself and Hon. Minister of Water Resources for the Development of National WASH Policy and Implementation Strategy to examine received comments, suggestions and inputs on its shared Terms of Reference (ToR).

According to her, the Director, Water Supply, Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Chairman of the Technical Committee Engr. (Dr.) Nicholas Dumebi Madu, FNSE while declaring the meeting open, said “the meeting today is a testament to the fact that we are poised to advance the development of this National WASH Policy and to use this opportunity to thank all the Technical Committee members for this tremendous achievement”.

Engr. Madu reminded members of the Committee that their main task was to further galvanize efforts and dissect all relevant sections of the ToR as the Ministry is at the verge of engaging a suitable Consulting Firm for the review process which is expected to accommodate relevant contributions from all over the World.