International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Geography | Nigeria | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


The Right to Water: How the People of Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria are Coping

Duru Patricia N [2] | Mbamalu Jerome


Abstract: Water is a very important component of life. It is a common substance on the earth yet very scarce in some localities. This study looked into the water supply problem being experienced by the people of Ekwusigo local Government Area of Anambra State.220 copies of questionnaires were randomly distributed to four sampled communities in the area. Results indicate that the major constraint to right to water in Ekwusigo Local Government Area is negligence on the part of government. Majority depend on private and community owned boreholes for water supply. Recommendations were made on how to overcome the problem.


Keywords: common substance, borehole, constraint, negligence, component,


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,


Pages: 2033 - 2037


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