‘Baboons’ Preventing Students From Going To School In Western Liberia

baboonReport coming from western Liberia, Bomi County speaks of a terrible situation where Students in some local villages on a daily basis are chased by gigantic baboons while on their way to school.

A local radio station quoting a resident of one of the villages and also parents of one of the kids, said as a result of this frightening situation, hunters are hired by parents of these school going kids to escort them on their school campus in order to avoid any further situation that would harm the kids.

“This situation is worrisome, our children cannot go to school freely because of this horrifying incident; dozens of parents of children in our village are troubled because of this. We are calling on the national security to come to our aid,” one of the parents speaking via mobile phone to reporter noted.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.