County Government launches restocking in Turkana East Sub County

LOKORI, 19 Dec 2018 (Governor’s Press Service)

The County Government yesterday launched a restocking drive that will benefit families extremely hit by droughts and raids in Turkana East.

Through the exercise by the County Ministry of Agriculture, Pastoral Economy and Fisheries, 570 goats and sheep were distributed to 95 households in Lokori/Kochodin and Katilia wards.

Speaking when he launched the restocking, County Executive Committee Member Chris Aletia said the County Government was committed to ensure success of the drive that’s aimed at replenishing the stock of communities that rely on livestock for their livelihoods.

He added that the restocking project will contribute to realization of one of Governor Nanok’s five development priorities of food security.

The CEC was accompanied by Kapedo/Napeitom MCA Willy Nalimo, Chief Officer Dr. Michael Eregae, Directors Chris Ajele (Livestock Production) and Dr. Benson Long’or (Veterinary Services) and a host of senior officials from the Ministry.