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Rivers Government Advises That Bottled And Sachet Water Exposed To Sunshine Emits Hazardous Toxins.

Rivers State Government has made mention that harmful chemicals are generated when bottled water and its sachet counterpart are exposed to sunlight.

Hon Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja, the state Commissioner for Water Resources, delivered the warning during the launch of the Campaign Against Sunlight Exposure Of Bottled/Sachet Water.

The Commissioner spoke at the occasion and urged businesses against keeping their water and other plastic-packed products out in the sun or transporting plastic/sachet water in open vehicles that expose them to sunlight.

According to him, such exposure is linked to skin disorders, leukemia, cancer, and an increased death rate.

The Commissioner, who underlined Governor Wike's desire to address the health issue, urged key stakeholders and the media to vigorously educate the public on the importance of properly storing their products away from the sun and to avoid consuming exposed bottled/sachet water immediately.

He stated the Ministry's increased endeavor to improve water quality in the state and stressed that the quality of water made accessible to the people of the state would not be compromised.

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Campaign Against Sunlight Exposure Rivers State Sachet Water Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja Wike

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