David Alaba Aplauded For Donating ₦13.3 Million To Curb Open Defecation In Nigeria - Jobisco

David Alaba Aplauded For Donating ₦13.3 Million To Curb Open Defecation In Nigeria

David Alaba Aplauded For Donating ₦13.3 Million To Curb Open Defecation In Nigeria

The Chairman and CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has applauded the efforts of David Alaba a Real Madrid player for donating the sum of N13.3 million in a cheque. 

The money is said to be used in tackling open defecation in Nigeria. Hon Dabiri-Erewa who stated this when the officials from Ecobank and the National Coordinator, Organized Private Sector, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH), visited her in Abuja to present the symbolic Cheque from David Alaba.

The NiDCOM Chairman who particularly acknowledged the efforts of Nigerians in Diaspora, Europe (NiDOE) and its umbrella group in Austria in facilitating the donation, urged other Nigerians in the Diaspora to emulate the laudable initiative of David Alaba, the Real Madrid Player.


Receiving the symbolic cheque presentation, the NiDCOM Boss said that the gesture by the International Star, who is also an OPS-WASH Ambassador, is highly commendable. Meanwhile, she thanked the vision of the Presidency and the Ministry of Water Resources, as well as, other stakeholders in pushing for a cleaner and healthier Nigeria.

As a facilitating body and neutral player in the project, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa stated that the project of building modern toilets facilities aimed at sustainable job creation will begin in Ogun State, David Alaba’s home state.

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She also urged that, the Project Managers should successfully deliver in record time. Dr. Nicholas Igwe, the National Coordinator, OPS-WASH, noted that open defecation has been a concern to the Federal Government, which prompted the establishment of the WASH Initiative and a 17-Man Presidential Steering Committee that is made up of individuals from the Federal Government, Public and Private sectors.

Dr. Igwe further assured that the state of the art waste equipment will not only better the ecosystem by reducing pollution, but will be a great source of bio-fuel and organic manure, job creation, and lift the economic structure in Nigeria.

The OPS-WASH National Coordinator gave accolades to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa for her tireless efforts in linking Nigerians, home and abroad to develop Nigeria.

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