The Upper East Regional Minister, Rockson Ayine Bukari has ordered landlords who to not have toilet facilities to put it in place within 3 months in their various houses or else they risk having their houses shut down.
He called the attention of the public that anyone found defecating openenly such house owners should be reported to the sanitation units so has to be disgraced.
These stringent measures as per him are gone for recovering the district’s scratching picture on open poo from additionally falling apart.
The Upper East region according to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report tops in terms of open defecation in Ghana.
Speaking at a Town Hall Meeting of Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, Mr. Bukari also tasked municipal and district assemblies in the region “to form task forces to arrest those who defecate openly and send them to court for prosecution”
On revenue collection, the minister entreated the public report to the necessary authorities under suspicion of fraud on the part of revenue collectors.
“Do not allow revenue collectors to collect money without issuing receipts or collect goods instead of money. You have to assist the assembly in checking the collectors”