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The recent vaccination of dogs have been described as an important aspect of our daily life for the societal well being.
This was made known recently by the Commissioner for Agriculture,Dr Samson Odedina during vaccination of dogs against rabies in Abeokuta,Ogun State.
Dr Odedina said,”vaccination of dogs is part of our Agricultural Agenda in food security and well being of the people.Dogs are not just our domestic pets,but a security tools and their well being must be taken into consideration.Our security men presence today is to tell us the importance of dogs in the security architecture of the state.It is when the people are secured that they will till the ground for food.”
The Commissioner expressed satisfaction with the turnaround of dog owners for the vaccination,as it will go a long way to make the society free from dog bite related cases in the hospitals.
Dr Odedina added that the exercise was an all inclusive,”it is not just the police dogs or Alsatian dogs,but all the bingos and the hunters dog in various Communities.We don’t want to record dog bite in our medical facilities,we want a society free of infected dogs.”