Fears as hippos invade villages in Rarieda
SEE ALSO :KWS to use choppers to plant treesFarmers from Asembo Kokise, Bwaja and Miyare villages are most affected by the hippos, which have been destroying their farms. Speaking to The Standard, the residents led by Vincent Oredo and Jack Alaka, said that apart from destroying crops, the hippos have invaded homesteads and they are now fearing for their lives. Ochieng Riako, a farmer in Asembo Kokise, said they were worried about the safety of their children who go to school early in the morning, as they could be attacked by the animals. Contain situation “The animals that walk in a herd of between five to eight usually come out at night to look for food,” said Riako.
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