Authorities in Ntungamo raise concern over open defecation
Authorities in Ntungamo Municipality have raised concern over the increasing open defecation, which is putting the population at risk of contracting communicable diseases.
The area leaders during a cleaning exercise said faecal material is being littered on streets and drainage channels.
The assistant town clerk eastern division, Charles Najuna said this is a very big challenge, people littering streets with faeces, something he described as unfortunate.
Najuna said they are going to embark on sensitisation of all people to see that the vice stops.
He added that the authorities are also going to assess the toilet coverage in the municipality to establish if the vice is partly as a result of lack of toilets.