Ngwathe local municipality community announcement:
15 May 2019
Ngwathe local Municipality has noted the content of the letter date 13/05/2019 from Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, regarding the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in the Heilbron area.
The office of the Municipal Manager is giving this matter serious attention hence engagements with Dr. Alex Westerink, Chief State Veterinarian from Department of Agriculture stationed in Heilbron, who confirmed that they are still investigating and visiting farmers to establish the level of the outbreak.
We therefore, humbly request our residents in Ngwathe and Heilbron in particular, to note these engagements and not panic until we are advised otherwise.
Issued by Ngwathe Communications