By Segilola Babalola
The State Government of Osun through the Ministry of Agric and Food Security has apprehended a quack veterinary doctor who had been going about pretending to treat pets and duping unsuspecting residents of the state capital, Osogbo.
According to officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, the quack vet doctor who resides around Old Governor’s office could not produce his Veterinary Council of Nigeria ( VCN) number upon request.
Briefing newsmen, the Director, Veterinary Services , Ministry of Agric, Dr. (Mrs)Abosede Olatokun, said the suspect had since been handed over to men of the Nigeria Police Force for further investigation.
She warned members of the public most especially pet owners to be wary of quack veterinary doctors going about relating duping unsuspecting pet owners.
Mrs Olatokun ,however, advised members of the public to desist from patronizing fake veterinary doctors as doing so puts the life of their pets at risk,warning that any quack doctor found guilty would be made to face the full wrath of the law.