In an interview with the former care taker Chief of Kissi Teng Chiefdom in Kailahun district Chief Edward Kundor Foryoh at his residence in Koindu town on Saturday 19th April 2008 told Awoko press that the controversial Yenga village is still in the hands of the Guinean soldiers.
He said the Guineans are not only carrying on agricultural activities like farming and vegetable gardening but they are now planting permanent crops like palm trees. He explained that the land is permanently occupied by Guinean soldiers and the Guinean civilians cross over every day from Nongowa in Guinea to Yenga and engage in agricultural activities for the rest of the day, then return in the evening to Nongowa.
He said Sierra Leonean civilians are not allowed on the land to even fetch firewood let alone engage in agricultural activities.
He explained that the bacon for 52 miles distance from Pendembu is at Pengubegor village at Yenga.
Futhermore he said Sokoma village is up the hill behind Yenga while Kpondu, Kpongoma, Pelwan and Dindii villages are all part of Yenga.
In his contribution an elder at Koindu Ambrose McCarthy said the Guinean soldiers at the border are hostile at Yenga.