Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has asked the Ministry of Education and MMDAs to endeavour to include toilet facilities in the design and construction of school buildings.
Madam Dapaah was answering questions on the floor of Parliament when members put questions on water extension and sanitation improvement in their constituencies.
She reiterated government’s determination to end open defecation in the country.
The Member of Parliament for Akyem Oda Constituency, Alexander Akwasi Acquah, had asked questions on what the ministry was doing to make places of convenience available to children in basic schools across the country.
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In an interview with Adom News, Mr Acquah revealed that children in basic schools in his constituency are asked to bring chamber pots to school for lack of toilet facilities in those schools.