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Mad Dog On Rampage: Bites Residents And Livestock

by Oba Samuel
Mad Dog On Rampage: Bites Residents And Livestock

Mad Dog On Rampage: Bites Residents And Livestock

A mad dog is on the rampage as he has attacked and injured not less than three people and livestock in Basaura town in Jega Local Government Area of Kebbi State.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the state Director, Veterinary and Public Health in Birnin Kebbi, Dr Ahmad Ambursa,“An unknown dog was reported to have attacked residents and livestock in Basaura village of Jega Local Government Area.

Dog on rampage

“The dog injured three persons and a number of livestock in the area as a result of its spree – bites, ” he said.

He said the victims had been taken to Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Earlier, a team of veterinary doctors, led by Dr Ahmad Muhammad, visited the village where the incident happened for confirmation on getting the report.

The team was received by the District Head of Basaura, Alhaji Muhammad Buhari, who informed the members that the dog was from unknown destination and attacked both humans and livestock.

“The dog was killed and burnt to ashes by youths in the area,” he said.

Responding, Dr Muhammad told the district head that the team was in the palace to sensitise the residents on the dangers of rabies and prompt measures to be taken against the disease.

The team also visited the scene where the dog was killed and burnt for necessary action.

Mad Dog On Rampage: Bites Residents And Livestock

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