The Assemblyman for the Nyemange Electoral Area in the Bole District, Mr Alhasaan Issahaku, has advised residents of the area to take issue of sanitation seriously.
Hon. Issahaku bemoaned how open defecation is affecting people in his area especially women, because the women are the main people he is worried about.
The Assemblyman gave the advise when he met with women groups in his area to enlighten them on a number of issues bordering the Electoral Area.
He said that it has been a headache for him as a drilling machine cannot move to the community to construct a toilet facility due to the unplanned layout of the area.
He also advised the residents to dispose off their waste probably as workers of the Zoomlion company constantly complain about the the improper disposal of waste at the sites of the containers.
The Assemblyman advised parents to guide their children to always dump the waste into the containers and not on the ground.
On water provision, he stated that the borehole provided by the MP is not completed for use and promised to make a follow up to the MP to ensure that the borehole is completed.
He added that the renominated DCE, Hon. Veronica Alele Heming , has also promise him of a borehole for the electoral area.
According to him he met management of the the Bole Community water to discuss issues of the price of water which is charged 30p per basin to rather take 30p for 3 basins which he said they declined.
Sensitizing the women on Government policies and interventions he mentioned the registration of SIM cards by NCA and the requirement to register and however promise them of putting up a team to do the registration for free.
“I am on course to employ people to do the re-registeration of SIMs for free for all the people in my electoral area”, he said.
The Assemblyman also encouraged members of his electoral area to go for the covid-19 vaccination which is currently ongoing in the District .
He also announced to them officially of the renomination of Hon veronica and the role to be played by Assembly Members in her confirmation.
Madam Alhassan Mari, a resident of the Electoral Area encouraged her colleagues women to adhere to hygiene protocols but lamented how water has become expensive and pleaded with management of Bole water to reduce the 30p to 25p for them to be able to afford.