Kivaa Member of County Assembly, Justus has urged the government not to relent on war against locusts invasion.
“Let the aerial spraying be more effective so that the insects cannot spread to other parts of the country,” urged Kiteng’u
According to him, the swarms of desert insects invaded his ward on 27th of this month from Mwingi West area of Kitui county.
The county legislator also urged residents to be very alert and inform agricultural officers for timely spraying.
“Once you spot the desert insects, quickly inform agricultural officers in order to organize the aerial spray exercise immediately to avert crop destruction,” said Justus
The locusts entered the country from the northern eastern region on 27th of December last year.