Health Ministry calls domestic animal owners to keep them from loitering

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Ministry of Health and Social Welfare calls on domestic animal owners to keep them from loitering in the streets of Banjul.

In a press release issued on 22 January 2018, the ministry said it has noticed animals especially sheep loitering in the streets of Banjul that causes traffic obstruction and become a great nuisance to the general public.

Cognizant of the Public Health Act section 7, the release added, all domestic animals should be kept from loitering in the streets to avoid nuisances.

“The general public is hereby informed that there will be a mass raiding of any sheep found loitering  starting from the  29th January 2018 as stated in the release anybody found wanting will face the full order of the law under the public order act enforce by the public health offices within Banjul,” the release stated.

The ministry further informed the general public in Banjul immediate actions will be taken by public health officer to remedy the situation for the promotion of health and protection of life as well.

The ministry further urges the people in Banjul to remove stray sheep loitering in the streets of Banjul.

Author: Rose Zahra Gomez