A clampdown on all stray animals on the streets of Kogi State has started yielding results, so says the Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mrs Rosemary Osikoya.
Mrs Osikoya revealed that four goats, four sheep and two kids have thus far been arrested and are being detained at the premises of the new State secretariat in Lokoja following the launch of “operation arrest all stray animals”.
According to her, her ministry will not rest on its oars to rid the streets of Kogi of stray animals which constitute nuisance in most cases.
“Operation arrest all stray animals’ has begun in Lokoja. The Kogi State Sanitation and Waste Management Board (KGSSWMB) Law 2013, provides for payment of fine within 48 hours of arrest and an option of auction after 3 days”, she said.
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