[ 2012-05-21 ]
Armyworms surface in West Mamprusi district
Army worms have invaded Kunkwa, a village in the
West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region,
making life unbearable for residents.
Assemblyman for the area, Howard Annkpieng told
Joy News Television that the situation is making
live uncomfortable for residents in the area.
The worms temper with uncovered food and water and
Mr. Annkpieng said many of his residents are
already showing signs of an outbreak and therefore
called for urgent assistance to curtail a possible
Meanwhile, the District Veterinary Officer has
confirmed the presence of the worms in the area.
Army worms have since the beginning of the year
attacked farms and other agricultural set ups,
causing massive destruction in the Volta, Greater
Accra and Central Regions.
Vice President John Mahama has visited the Volta
Region to acquaint himself with extent of
Source - MyjoyOnline
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