Waiswa says the disease causes heavy losses in cattle more especially in milk production. He urges cattle keepers to embrace vaccination of their animals since there is no specific antiviral treatment available for disease infected cattle.
According to the councilors, the district executive committee led by the Chairperson Stephen Mfashingabo connived with the technical wing headed by the Chief Administrative Officer Robert Abenaitwe and spent the money on completion of a stalled structure instead of building a new block.
The market, located in Kagadi sub county, serves traders and farmers from Kagadi, Kibaale and Kakumiro districts. It falls every Thursday but it could not operate yesterday after several radio announcements stopping everyone from attending.