Reckitt renews MoU with Ministry of Water Resources to promote hygiene in Nigeria

Reckitt Nigeria, makers of global hygiene brands, Dettol and Harpic has recently renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Federal Ministry of Water Resources on the Clean Naija Initiative to achieve a cleaner and healthier Nigeria.

The Clean Naija Initiative signing ceremony was attended by the Honorable Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman Hussein Adamu alongside other top officials of the Ministry as well as the leadership team of Reckitt Nigeria and members of the press.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, General Manager, Reckitt Sub-Saharan Africa, Akbar Ali Shah stated, “Reports place Nigeria among the top nations that bear a significant portion of the global disease burden and high under-5 mortality rates, and recent reports have estimated that 46 million Nigerians still defecate in the open. Many of these diseases such as diarrhoea can be preventable by practicing proper hand washing habits and wide-scale hygiene education. We are elated to renew the partnership with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources on the Clean Naija Initiative, and this is a confirmation of the initiative’s success in the last three years.”

L-R: Marketing Director, Reckitt Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzim Rezwan; General Manager, Reckitt Sub Saharan Africa, Mr. Akbar Ali Shah; Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman Hussein Adamu, and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Didi Walson-Jack at the Clean Naija MoU…

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