The strange huge weeds which have covered almost the shores stretching from Dixcove to Axim, they added is causing nuisance to both children and fishmongers.

According to Nana Kweku Eshun, Chief Fisherman of Lower Axim, activities have been halted for  the past two weeks due to the weed invasion.

He told infoghana in a telephone interview this morning that they  fear the weeds are poisonous and therefore afraid to venture into the Sea to fish.

?Our activities have been halted and can?t go for fishing for the past weeks and therefore call on the government through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately come to our rescue? he added.

Nana Eshun stressed that several complaints have been lodged about the intense stench that is emanating from the weeds that is also producing strange worms, adding that a fast solution should immediately be addressed to this.

On his part, the Municipal Chief Executive of the area, Mr. James Badioe told our reporter that he is currently in meeting with the various stakeholders aimed at finding a lasting solution to the emerging problem.

He assured that his office will liaise with the various agencies to curtail the situation which has halted activities in his area.

Meanwhile, some concerned citizens of the affected area and its environs  are blaming  the emerging situation on the oil and gas industry in the region, saying it is time the proper thing is done.

They argued that this is not the first time these strange weeds have taken over their beaches.

 Source: Kokonsa hene

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