It seems the laws in Ghana are gradually begin to work, since the Ga West Municipal Assembly has decided to auction some goats that were left to graze free-range.
The Ga West Municipal Assembly has announced the auctioning of four goats today, June 14, 2019 at its assembly yard in Accra.
In an announcement released and signed by Municipal Environmental Health Officer, Christiana Marku Teye-Angmor, said the goats were arrested on June 3, 2019.
The goats, after the arrest, were brought to the municipal assembly yard. The auctioning according to the release will be done at Amasaman at 3pm prompt.
Per the Assembly’s by-laws, it is an offence for anyone to leave their animals to freely roam on the streets.
Under the by-law, where an impounded animal is not claimed within a period of four days, the Assembly shall cause a notice of the impoundment to be displayed at a conspicuous place in the area for six days.
At the expiry of the period specified, if the animal remains unclaimed, it shall be sold at a public auction by a licensed auctioneer or other person appointed by the Assembly for that purpose.
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