The exercise which started last week in Kacheliba Pokot North Sub County has seen 300,000 cows vaccinated in a free joint mass vaccination of livestock against the Contagious Bovine Pleura Pneumonia (CBPP), Lumpy Skin and foot and Mouth diseases which are rampant in the region.The came after the diseases broke out in the neighboring Uganda and targets animals along the border of the two countries. So far the exercise has been done at a cost of Kshs. 1.2 million, and is a is a follow up of another one conducted last year.

The Governor of West Pokot Prof. John Lonyangapuo led the Kenyan delegation in Uganda to vaccinate the animals in Natekol, Abong’oi, Asiokanion, Karita, Lokales, Ng’rina, Kiriki, Chepkusinya among other areas along the border.

According to Governor Lonyangapuo, the two Countries will ensure the region is a disease free zone to help improve immunity of livestock and improve productivity.
He was accompanied by Kacheliba Member of Parliament Mark Lomunokol who said the animals have been grazing together which helps promote peace and security  in the region.

The are MP added that the process will ensure that in the near future Kenya especially West Pokot will be in a position to export meat.

He also urged the Government to support livestock farmers saying it will help pastoralist communities in the Country.

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