Kenya Bans Donkeys From Entering Town Unless They Wear Nappies [Photos]

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All Donkeys have been banned from entering Wajir, a town in north-eastern part of Kenya unless they wear nappies, a statement from Kenya authorities said on Thursday.

DONKEYS have been banned from entering a town in Kenya unless they were nappies
DONKEYS have been banned from entering a town in Kenya unless they were nappies. Photo credit: BBC

According to BBC reports, the authorities in Wajir said that the rule is aimed at protecting the town’s newly laid tarmac road.

The new road, which is the only tarmac road in Wajir town, was built last year and is 27km long.

The nappy notice, which was issued on Monday and came into affect on Thursday, stated that donkey-cart owners must manage their animal’s faeces “to avoid poop all over the tarmac road creating nuisance”.

The nappy notice on all Donkeys in Kenya
The nappy notice on all Donkeys in Kenya. photo credit: BBC

The notice read: “[The county government] appreciates the contribution of the donkey-cart operators to the economy of Wajir… However the town must be kept clean at all times,” it says.

“In view of the above you are directed to manage your donkey poop (faeces)…. No donkey will be allowed in town without this poop-collecting bag.”

Owners have to put nappies on their donkeys
Owners have to put nappies on their donkeys. photo credit: BBC

It is said that several cart owners are complying, as some even took to social media to share tips on how to attach nappy sacks.

Donkeys on Nappies. photo credit: Youtube
Donkeys on Nappies. photo credit: Youtube

It was learnt that a similar order was issued in Limuru, about 50km north-west of the capital, Nairobi, in 2007 but it was never put into practice.

 

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