Kitui DG Wathe Meets Ministry Officials Over Locusts


Kitui Deputy Governor Dr Wathe Nzau on Tuesday was at Masinga Airstrip in Machakos County, where he he had a meeting with the Plants Protection Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture Isaac Tallam and the Pilot Captain Julius Leperes.

The two are leading the team tasked with spraying the desert locusts which invaded Kitui County last week causing an unprecedented destruction of vegetation.

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Dr Wathe purposely met the officers in order to know and question why the chemical used is not killing the locusts as expected.

The DG was accompanying by the Deputy Director in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development Francis Kitoo among other officers in the Ministry of Agriculture.