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Press Trust of India  |  Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) 

A Nigerian team Thursaday visited some locations in the district to learn about construction of community toilets which they said they would emulate in their country.

The team from the African nation would spend two more days in the district to have a first hand knowledge about building the community toilets.

Our country Nigeria, having the third largest population after and India, is facing open defecation problem. We have come to to learn from the district administration how it has succeeded in making community toilets so that the same can be implemented in too at the earliest, the of the 35-member Nigerian team, Bruener (one name) told

An by profession and coming from Abuji in Nigeria, he said their visit has been sponsored by the World

has become ODF (Open Defecation Free) state.

He praised Deputy Ravi Shankar Shukla and his team for setting an example not only in but also at the world level.

Accompanied by (DDC), Vijaya Jadhav, the team visited Kanchanpur in Katkumsandid and Banha in Katkumsandi blocks in Thursday.

The Nigerian team witnessed projects like Anganwadi Centre, Gobardhan Yojana and Swajal Yojana (the community owned drinking water programme) at Kanchanpur.

They also toured rural schools and learnt about children being provided assistances, including in the fields of education and health care.

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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 20:15 IST