Residents of Benduma Town in Porkpah District, Grand Cape Mount County had an interesting weekend. According to residents, a number of elephants entered the town over the weekend, forcing them to flee their homes.
The residents explained that in the past months wild animals have been appearing in the town, not in large numbers compared to this weekend of elephants parade.
The residents are appealing to local authorities and government to come to their rescue before the situation gets out of hand.
The Superintendent of Grand Cape Mount County, Aaron Vincent, has admonished residents of Benduma to be calm as the county authorities make effort to get the situation under control.
Superintendent Vincent is also calling on the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency to dispatch a joint investigative team to the area to establish the root cause of these incidents of wild animals coming to town.
Like many areas in Porkpah Distinct, Benduma is close to a thick forest that hosts many wild animals.
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