Locusts in Nyando-By Joseph Ojwang


Residents of Awasi Onjiko ward have been told not to panic after locals sighted what they think is a locust.

Area MCA Maurice Ngeta says locals have reached out to him after they spotted what they say is locust.

Ngeta says it is not yet clear whether what were spotted is locusts noting that it is their prayers that it turns out not to be true.

He says with locusts in the area, farmers will lose out all their crops in the field.

Speaking to the press in Kisumu, Ngeta says the said locusts were spotted in the areas of Kakmie and Wanganga.

He assured his people that he is in touch with th county government to move with speed and ascertain if indeed locusts has invaded the area.

Ngeta says agricultural bodies have also been notified and urgent measures must now be taken to ensure what was spotted I dealt with.