Kazo: FMD taskforce okays loading of livestock
Kazo district has opened farm loading within the sub-counties that are free from foot and mouth disease.
This resolution was reached during the district’s second engagement meeting with livestock traders, butchers, animal transporters, and sub-county leaders held at the district headquarters on Wednesday.
During this meeting, other resolutions included putting up checkpoints at the borders between Kazo and other neighboring districts, and not allowing the sale of livestock in the markets within those districts among others.
Rev Samuel Mugisha Katugunda, Kazo district LC V chairperson revealed that they have allowed farm loading but there must be spraying of Fuso tyres at the farm and washing the whole Fuso after offloading.
Livestock traders during a meeting with the Kazo district FMD taskforce on Wednesday
Meanwhile, livestock traders including the tenderers of the markets led by their chairperson livestock traders Kananura David vowed to ensure full implementation of the resolutions to control the spread of the disease in the district and eradicate the cases in Buremba town council.
Samuel Rumari, the LC III chairperson of Burunga sub-county appealed to traders to utilize the pass given across the district to curb out the vice.
The outgoing Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Kazo, Al-Hajji Mawiya Lule asked traders to fulfill the guidelines from the meeting.