Source:savannanews24.com/ Hamza Lansah Lolly:
The Sagnarigu District Assembly in collaboration with Zoomlion has fumigated bed bugs from dormitories of the Kalipohin Senior High School.
The bed bugs, a blood sucking insects invaded the school some weeks ago and tormented students of the school leaving many to sleep outside their dormitories.
Bed bugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feds exclusively on blood.
The Sagnarigu District Chief Executive, Hon Iddrisu Mariam after visiting the school to ascertained the situation promised to get all the dormitories fumigated to enable students enjoy their stay in school.
Hon Mariam said, the assembly in collaboration with Zoomlion will fumigate the whole school to kill the bed bugs and also prevent bed bugs and other blood sucking insects from breeding.
Last week officials of the zoomlion in support with the Sagnarigu District Assembly were seen busily fumigating the dormitories of the Kalipohin SHS.
Students who also help in the exercise were very excited as they envisage the end of horror by bed bugs.
In an interview, the DCE for Sagnarigu, Hon Iddrisu Mariam revealed that, all the Senior High Schools within the district will be fumigated, “we have just started with Kalipohin Senior High, the rest of the schools will follow soon”. She stated
Hon Mariam said, the rest of the schools will be fumigated during this holiday season and therefore urged the school authorities to cooperate with the assembly to make the fumigation exercise a success.
She hinted that, the fumigation exercise will be carried out periodically to make sure that the bed bugs issue in the schools become a thing of the past.
Senior High Schools to be fumigated includes, Northern School of Business, Business Senior High and Tamale Senior High.