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Nigeria: Sunny Neji, Tuface Idibia lead Handwashing campaign

As the World celebrates Global Hand washing Day celebration October 15, Nigeria’s top artiste– Sunny Neji is kicking off a month long  handwashing campaign in Bekwarra LGA, Cross River State, today; while another artiste- 2faceIdibia will  round it up October 22nd at an event in Logo LGA, Benue State.handwashing day

The events organised by Concern Universal, an International charity, will feature over 500 children from 5 schools in rural communities that are part of the Rural Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) project that Concern Universal coordinates.

The children will be engaged in creative activities and, inspired by the songs written by their heroes, and will compete against other schools to perform their own handwashing songs.

About  200 million people world wide are marking Global Handwashing Day, to promote hand washing with soap; a simple act that reduces the spread of diarrhoea, responsible for the death of 1 in 5 Nigerian infants.

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