It was an honour to lead respected professionals and colleagues of The Network of Female Professionals in WASH in Nigeria as President and Convener.
This Thursday, the 9th of December, women who are fervent leaders from Engineering professional associations, Govt. Agencies, External Support Agencies, International and local NGOs, International research Instituitons and Academia in Nigeria and the Diaspora, met with the Honorable Minister of Water Resources ; Engineer Adamu Sulieman, The Permanent Secretary, the SA to the Minister, and the Directors of Water Supply and Sanitation and key desk officers of the FMWR .
The key objectives of the meeting were to explore avenues of partnering and engaging decisively with the Federal government in innovative ways to improve access to sanitation and water and increase the voices of women in decision making in the sector.
The Network nominated The Hon. Minister for the award of Grand patron of the Network for his support to women in decision making positions in his ministry and dedication to improving access to services in the sector.
The Hon. Minister was gracious in his acceptance of the nomination noting ” I am ready for the responsibility that comes with it”.
We look forward to reporting gains in the lives of the most vulnerable from this action oriented partnership.
If you are a Nigerian female professional in the sector and would like to join us ..Links are below.
If you want to partner with us please get in touch via email FEMinWASH@Gmail.Com