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Leave Krachi East within two weeks or face my wrath – MCE to unregistered herdsmen

The Krachi East Municipal Chief Executive, Honourable Patrick Jilimah has today issued two weeks ultimatum to all nomadic herdsmen who are not recognized as registered herdsmen to leave the Municipality or face his wrath.

He had also issued a warning to the registered herdsmen with the Municipal Veterinary Office to desist from the act of allowing their

cattle to destroy peoples’ crops in their farms.

Hon. Jilimah made this known at a Municipal Coordinating Council meeting held today at Municipal Assembly hall.

According to him, he has been receiving a lot of complaints from farmers about the activities herdsmen that are putting their (farmers) livelihood in danger.

“There are too much of complaints about the herdsmen in my office. I called them for a meeting today in order to address the problem but unfortunately, out of the (126) registered members, only (56) honoured the invitation” – He said

“I am not happy about this and the Assembly will meet and decide which sort of punishment to be meted them” – he added

“However, all those who did not register should evacuate their cattle from the Municipality within two weeks”. He stressed.

Chief Inspector Ebenezer Asante also stated that complaints on the activities the nomadic herdsmen is the second among all the reports received by the Krachi East Municipal Police Command. He, therefore, advised them to always know how to guide and direct their animals from grazing in peoples farms.

Source: AwakeAfrica.com | Christiana Ativi, Dambia

About Efo Korsi Senyo

Efo Korsi Senyo has over 4 years experience working as investigative journalist with Awake Africa. He is the Head of Awake Investigates. Connect with him via senyo@awakeafrica.com or WhatsApp: +233249155003

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