NGO wants innovative solutions to challenges of water scarcity

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By Naomi Sharang

The Waterlight Save Initiative (WSI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called for innovative solutions toward addressing the problem of water scarcity in Nigeria.

The President, WSI, Dr Ero Ibhafidon said this when he spoke an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday.

He said that there was need for stakeholders to ensure sustainable water practice and innovative solutions to address water scarcity and other sustainable development goals challenges in the country.

He said WSI had been committed to ensuring that citizens had access to potable water as part of its vision over the years.

Ibhafidon said the NGO was granted the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Consultative Status for its commitment to sustainable water management and global water security.

“The ECOSOC Consultative Status provides NGOs with the opportunity to participate in UN deliberations and contribute to its mission of fostering international economic and social progress.

“With this status, Waterlight Save Initiative is now positioned to play a more prominent role in global policy discussions, advocating for sustainable water practices and innovative solutions.

“This is with the aim to address water scarcity and other sustainable development goals,” he said.(NAN)(www.nannews.ng)

Edited by Ali Baba-Inuwa

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