Only five out of fifty-nine communities in the Sissala east Municipality are ODF according to a regional open defecation league table published by the regional coordinating council with support from UNICEF, Environmental health and other agencies.
With a population of 56,528 with one thousand three hundred and thirty as population living in ODF communities. This was published early in the week at Wa.
It showed a total score of 23 representing 9th in a regional league which was topped by Nandom with a highest score of 85.
Sissala West came 7th out of the eleven districts and municipalities with a total score of 48 ,with a population of49,573.
Upper west has a total of 23,137 household toilets whilst 531 have achieved ODF status out of 1,167 with 148,908 still living ODF communities in the region.