Commissioner expresses concern over dead, unhealthy cattle in abattoir

Posted by News Express | 26 July 2015 | 2,876 times

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The Kano State Government has directed its health officials to investigate the reasons for the large number of unhealthy and dead cattle that littered abattoir in the state capital.

The Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Haruna Makena, gave the directive on Saturday in Kano while monitoring the monthly sanitation exercise in Kano metropolis.

Makena, who was represented by Alhaji Sagir Wall, the Permanent Secretary, expressed concern that unhealthy and dead cattle could endanger the health of the people.

``We cannot just sit by and watch the health of our citizens being jeopardised," he said and urged health officials to look into the cause

of large numbers of dead and unhealthy cattle in its abattoir.

The commissioner commended Kano residents for participating in the sanitation exercise. (NAN)

*Photo shows Kano Gov.


Source: News Express

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