Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON), an agency under the federal ministry of environment charged with the responsibility of regulating Environmental Health profession in Nigeria has changed its name to Environmental Health Council of Nigeria (EHCON).  

The Registrar, EHCON, Dr. Yakubu Baba, said that the signing of the environmental health officer`s bill into law by the President led to creation of the new name of the council.  He added that the new name also comes with additional responsibilities for the council, adding that the new name transformed the operation system of the council.