The Kogi State Sanitation and Waste Management Board (KGSSWMB) on saturday arrested 4 goats, 4 sheeps and 2 kids for straying.
The board had warned urban residents to manage their domestic animals such that they do not constitute nuisance.
Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mrs Rosemary Ojochenemi Osikoya, revealed that ‘Operation arrest all stray animals’ has begun in Lokoja.
The Kogi State Sanitation and Waste Management Board (KGSSWMB) Law 2013 provides for payment of fine within 48 hours and option of auction by the Board after 3 days.
She disclosed that arrests were made yesterday of four goats, four sheep and two kids at the premises of the new State secretariat in Lokoja.