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Oyo State is one of the selected states by Federal Government for special intervention by UNICEF on programmes of Education, Health, Nutrition and Water Supply. The State was assigned to handle programme for water supply which was under UNICEF Assisted water and Sanitation (WATSAN) project has christened then.



In its determined efforts to ensure the provision of basic social infrastructures aimed at continuously improving the lots of its citizenry, the Federal Government selected some States for special intervention by the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the execution of programmes of Education, Health, Nutrition and Water Supply.



To increase access to potable water supply by provision of boreholes with durable hand-pumps and eventually eradicate faecal and water related diseases in our rural communities. To improve standard of living and increase productivity in rural areas.


To design, construct, rehabilitate, improve, maintain, support and regulate exploitation of underground water resources in the State to sustain the rural water supply programme. To promote, design, construct, improve, and sustain the State Rural Sanitation programme;

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