4 households arrested, fined for open defecation in Katsina
Charanchi Local Government has directed for the arrest and punishment of four households over open defecation related offences at Dokau Village of the area, KTTV reports.
The Acting Head of Local Government Administration of the area Hajiya Abule Sada gave the directives when she visited some Communities to monitor the compliance of open defecation free validation exercise.
The Communities visited include Bajinawa, Damokwaro, Sake and Dokau.
Hajiya Abule Sada said the visit in preparation of the forthcoming open defecation validation exercise coming up fourth week of February, 2021.
The acting Head of Local Government administration urged people in the area to ensure proper personal and environmental hygiene.
Hajiya Abule Sada also reminded them on the need to ensure that they properly cover their latrine and make local TP tap for hand washing in the Toilets.
The Director Water and Sanitation Department of the area Alhaji Salisu Hamisu charged people to imbibe the habit of hand washing after using Toilets and before taking meal.
Alhaji Salisu Hamisu who commended the acting Head of the Local Government administration for the visit called on the affected Communities to abide by the rules of the open defecation free validation.