Ebonyi State Government Prosecute 136 Residents, Landlords For Open Defecation

Ebonyi State Government has prosecuted over 138 persons who were arrested for defecating in open places. Over 60 landlords in Abakaliki alone were also prosecuted for refusing to install toilet facilities in their houses.

The Commissioner for Environment, Ogodo Nome, disclosed this in Abakaliki. Nome attributed the spread of most diseases in the state to poor sanitary conditions by residents.

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