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Wajir government orders donkeys to wear nappies

30 May 2016, 19:06

Wajir – Wajir government officials on Monday issued a nappy notice saying that all donkeys are banned from entering the town unless they wear a nappy.

According to theBBC the notice was given in order to preserve the new laid tarmac road.

An official letter stated that donkey owners should avoid the poop becoming a nuisance.

Also read: Police officer dies after colliding with a cyclist.

According to BBC journalist, Abdullahi Yusuf Osman owners have already taken to social media handing out tips on how to avoid the spread of feaces.

This is not the first time such an order has been issued where in 2007 a similar ban was declared in Limuru however it was never implemented.

However donkey owners in Wajir are complying with the order.

The Star reported that there are over 1.8 million donkey in Kenya and while they contribute significantly towards the economy they are becoming an environmental hindrance.





- News24

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