Jan 11, 2010, 1:13 PM
The Chief of the Kombo South District, Alhagie Sheriff Ajeh Janneh, has appealed to cattle, sheep and goat owners in his district to keep their animals from eating people's crops.
Chief Janneh made his remarks in an interview with The Point at his residence in Gunjur. Chief Janneh said that anybody whose cattle are found eating people's crops will face severe penalties.
He revealed that it is very difficult to farm and animal owners should respect farmers and always make sure that they keep their animals from destroying crops.
He stated that many people are trying to make their living from farming and cannot afford to suffer the kinds of losses incurred when animals destroy crops.
He finally called on all cattle, sheep and goat owners to adhere to the rules and regulations of local authorities in order to prevent themselves suffering punishment and embarrassment.