The European Union funded Water Supply and Sanitation sector reform programme(WSSSRP) in Osun State in collaboration with the Ministry of Water Resources and Rural development, Osun State recently engaged the Bread of Life Development Foundation to support the state in developing a Water supply and sanitation policy and to fashion put a reform agenda for both the Osun State Water Corporation and the Osun State Environmental Protection Agency to enhance Water and sanitation service delivery in the state, accessing the role of the Private sector in the Process.
In the light of this, the WSSRP State Technical Unit, in Osun State in collaboration with the Ministry of Water resources and Rural Development, Osun State is organising a One day Sensitisation Workshop to create awareness on the policy development processes and garner meaningful inputs from stakeholders that will feed into the policy document.
The objectives are:
1. To create an understanding among the stakeholders on the importance of the exercise and the tasks to be undertaken by the Bread of Life Dev. Foundation
2. To mobilise all stakeholders through their various representatives in the water and sanitation sector In the state for the purpose of eliciting their inputs into the water and sanitation policy development
3. T o agree on best strategies for the workability of the various components of the policy, so the developed policy could gain wide acceptability among the generality of the people and stakeholder groups.
The workshop will hold tomorrow, Tuesday July 29, 2008 in Local Government Service Commission, Abere Secretariat, Osogbo by 10 am
As a stakeholder in the water and sanitation sector, I have the pleasure in inviting your organisation to attend and contribute meaningfully to proceedings of this workshop.
Alhaji Oluwatoyin Yussuf
Programme Manager, WSSSRP, Osun State