Open defecation: Nasarawa Government to prosecute offenders | The Guardian Nigeria News


Open defecation. Photo; DOWNTOEARTH

The Nasarawa State Government on Saturday, said it would prosecute anyone caught defecating openly in the state.

Mr Musa Ibrahim, Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, disclosed this to newsmen in Lafia while monitoring the May edition of the state’s monthly environmental sanitation exercise.

The commissioner lamented that some people still defecates openly despite the ban by the Federal Government and domestication of the ban by the state government.

“We have in collaboration with traditional rulers and other stakeholders carried out sensitisation against open defecation,” he said.

Ibrahim said that anybody caught defecating openly would face the full wrath of the law no matter how highly or lowly placed in the society.

“We are left with no other option than to invoke the relevant sections of the law against anyone found culpable,” the Commissioner added.

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