Kazo: RDC directs police to arrest farmers with new FMD cases
The Kazo Resident District Commissioner [RDC] Rtd Captain Yahaya Kakooza has directed the police to arrest and prosecute in courts of law people found with foot and mouth disease(FMD) on their farms.
During the FMD task force meeting held at the district headquarters with stakeholders on Wednesday, Capt. Yahaya asked all leaders at different capacities to play their roles in fighting FMD.
Capt. Yahaya has directed police to arrest people with new cases of foot and mouth disease on their farms.
Stakeholders during the FMD task force meeting
Dr Kiyemba Ronald, the district veterinary officer Kazo revealed that the outbreak is now confirmed in Kanyanya cell -Rwamuranga parish –Kazo sub-county and another yet to be confirmed case in Kigorogoro, Rwempiri ward, Kazo town council.
Dr Kiyemba added that vaccination is already being done in the affected cells with new cases and will subsequently continue to other places.
Asiimwe Johnbaptist, the Kazo district production officer announced new measures to control the continuous spread of FMD and warned the public that there is no more movement of animals from the affected and total ban on milk from affected farms.