Rongai MP calls for lasting solution on human-wildlife conflicts

Rongai MP Raymond Moi at a past event.PHOTO/The African Voice.

Rongai MP Raymond Moi now wants an urgent solution into the human-wildlife conflict in his constituency.

Speaking at Chemarmar area,Moi appealed to KWS to accept the lists that have so far been given out by the chief containing those who have been affected and provide compensation to help the locals cater for their food.

The MP says the matter need to be treated with urgency especially now when the locals are struggling to get food due to the ongoing pandemic.

“This is an issue that needs urgent attention” said Moi.

This coming after residents of  Chemarmar village in Kamosop ward Rongai Sub County in Nakuru decried over elephants invasion on their farms.

The locals  wheretheysay they have  been suffering for the last two years without help from relevant authorities.

The residents have said that they have been filling endless forms which have for the last two years shown no hope of being compensated. 

Hundreds of locals have been losing their plantations from the herds of elephants migrating from Baringo County.

Locals are now appealing to KWS to employ local people into the police reservist unit who will be helping in chasing away the elephants.

They point an accusing finger to KWS officers whom they claim  have been delaying once called for rescue leading to more damages.

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