Stray livestock worries Roads Dept chief

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

The Roads Department has expressed concern about negligent cattle farmers, who allow their animals to roam the streets.

Roads Department director, Kabo Kote said yesterday that since one-year contracts for more than 20 companies who were responsible for animal control on roads expired last November, the department has been burdened with maintaining, and patrolling roads to chase stray livestock off roads. He complained that though the department is trying to take responsibility of preventing road accidents, livestock owners are not playing their part.

“Our maintenance team patrols from 16:00hrs to 22:00hrs and this is not enough. We are understaffed and patrolling the roads is an [continue reading]

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