By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The Acting Registrar of the Environmental Health Officers Registration council of Nigeria (EHORECON) Dr. Baba Yakubu Mohammed has said the council was ready and willing to form synergy with Clean Nigeria campaign, a department of federal Ministry of Water Resources to implement executive order number 9 of the President.
Mohammade stated this when clean nigeria campaign paid a solidarity visit to the council to extend their hands of olive to the registrar.
A statement signed by Kehinde A. Openibo,Head (Media & Public Communications) for Acting Registrar said the Registrar reminded his guests that the environmental health professionals are strategic, and also play a vital role in the programs and projects of the Ministry of Water Resources especially eradicating open defecation.
He maintained that the Environmental Health Officers nationwide posses the skills, competences .
“The officers are also strategically located in various secretariats targeted to achieve the president declaration of Nigeria an open defecation free before 2025.
He stressed that the council would liaise with the coordinating body in order for us to have a think-tank committee that would be able to draw directions and also draw modulations that would transcend into local authority because open defecation is a locally based issue.