Residents turn classrooms into toilet at the Asunafo South District
Residents have thus resorted to using uncompleted school blocks used by the students of the Mosama Basic School as a toilet.
Teachers at Mosama primary school Sankore in the Asunafo South District of Ahafo Region have threatened to boycott teaching because residents in the area defecate in the classrooms.
Because the area does not have a public toilet facility, the residents have thus resorted to using uncompleted school blocks used by the students of the Mosama Basic School as a toilet.
Mr Eric Kwame Agyemang the teacher of the school in an interview with Nananom FM's Sulley Dramani, said some of their teachers have refused to teach because of the stench.
“Our classrooms are uncompleted so open defecation is going on nicely here on regular basis, anytime we come in the morning we will find human excreta dotted in the classrooms, it is an eye sore and disheartening to see students in their uniforms trying to clean and scrub the classrooms before they begin classes.”
He added that “the class 3 teacher who is fed up over the issue has refused to use the classroom and now teaches the kids under the tree on the compound because of the stench emanating from the classroom.”
She said “any time teachers come to school they are greeted with toilet. How on earth can these innocent children be cleaning waste done by others?”
“This is really affecting teaching and learning activities, we are going to have a meeting with the community members on this issue and if it continues after the meeting then we do not have any option than to close down the school and take the teachers away because this thing has been going on for more than a year now so If we close down the school for a week the community will sit up.”
Sulley Dramani, Ahafo Region