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UGANDA: MP Ssekikubo vows to stage demo over delayed cattle vaccination.

UGANDA: MP Ssekikubo vows to stage demo over delayed cattle vaccination.

AFRICA, HEALTH, UGANDA
Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo and a section of livestock farmers in Sembabule District have given government one week ultimatum to carry out mass vaccination against Foot –and –Mouth Disease (FMD) in the area threatening to stage a demonstration.Sembabule District, like many other cattle corridor districts has been under quarantine since last year, something that has crippled the livelihoods of residents in the district who are predominantly cattle keepers. According to Mr Ssekikubo, State Minister for Animal Husbandry, Mr Bright Rwamirama on January 16 promised livestock farmers in the district that government would vaccinate their animals in two weeks but this is yet to be done.“The two weeks promised by the Minister have already elapsed and there is nothing like ...
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