EXPECTED OUTCOME/ ADVANTAGES
- Increased awareness on the content of the National Policies And Guidelines on Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Practices in Nigeria and the National Water Sanitation Polices
- Increased Behaviour Change for environmental regulations compliance
- Increased inclination to sound Sanitation and Hygiene practices in Schools, Work places, Households and public places.
- Increased awareness of the nature, causes of and answers (responses) to named environmental hazards/disasters.
- Selected public sanitary infrastructures built, maintained and/or upgraded
- Renewable Energy Laboratories established, operated and maintained in selected Schools and Colleges, across the States.
- Wealth creating skills acquired by the youths.
- Drastic reduction of carbon emission by generators, motor engines, etc.
- 9. Unemployment drastically reduced, as over 1,200 youths (600 females + 600 males) recruited, trained and deployed as Environmental Ethics & Safety Marshalls within the first year of the programme, with prospects of a minimum of 50% increase in each subsequent year.
10. Public order and peace enhanced across the land.
- Successfully recruited, trained and engaged youths, in gender equity, on Environmental Ethics & Safety Education and Enlightenment programmes in some States, including the FCT.
- Mid-wifed the establishment of Area Councils Sanitation & Hygiene Committees in the 6 Area Councils of the FCT, now full-fledged Departments with substantive Heads.
Participated and made presentation at the Public Hearing on a “A BILL FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL, ETC., ESTABLISHMENT ACT, 2002, at the Federal House of Representatives.
STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
- A sizeable number of skilled Corps Members.
- Skilled Instructors in reasonable numbers.
- Viable environmental/economic projects that touch on the lives of all strata of the society.
- Morale of workforce is at all-time high, due to our commitment to the under-lying philosophy of “Service To Humanity.”
- 1. Inadequate funding for ear-marked project