Open defecation: FCTA to build more toilets


FILE PHOTO: Open defecation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Sunday said it would no longer tolerate the practice of open defecation in Jabi Motor Park, as measures were on to construct more toilets.

Mr Jibrin Shaba, Director, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, FCTA, said this at an event to commemorate the 2017 World Toilet Day organised by the National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) in Abuja.

He said that the hygiene situation of the park was worrisome as it was also a cause of concern to the administration.

“Open defecation is so rampant here, it’s so bad when we complete the toilets, enforcement will begin, the practice of open defecation here is an eyesore, FCTA will not tolerate this practice anymore.

“We are also calling on the transport operators to use the available toilets, why would people resort to defecating in the open, when…

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