President Muhammadu Buhari will soon sign an Executive Order to back the law banning open defecation in the country.
Minister of Water Resources Minister Suleiman Adamu Adamu, who addressed reporters at the unveiling of Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet Campaign, during weekend in Abuja disclosed this information.
Adamu said Nigeria is ranked number one among countries practising open defecation and over 47 million Nigerians indulging in the practice.
Adamu said the law would promote behavioural change in hygiene to curb open defecation rather than coarse Nigerians.
He also said the menace dents the image of the country before the international community.