people in Nigeria don't have access to safe water.

Over 112 million people don't have access to adequate sanitation in Nigeria, two thirds of the population.

Over 97,000 children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation in Nigeria.

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Walking for water and sanitation WaterAid Nigeria

Every 22 March is World Water Day and this year, over 300,000 people from 30 countries took part in a global walk for water and sanitation.

Nigeria is the most densely inhabited country in Africa with a population of 162 million people and growing rapidly. As the population increases, remote communities are further cut off and urban facilities become overloaded.
A woman fills up her white plastic water container. Her baby is strapped to her back and looks at the camera.