Gov't imposes curfew on Bunkpuru township

Gov't imposes curfew on Bunkpuru township
Source: Ghana |Myjoyonline.com | Akyena Brantuo | benjamin.brantuo@myjoyonline.com
Date: 20-08-2019 Time: 11:08:52:am
Ambrose Dery is the Interior Minister

The Minister for the Interior has by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours imposed on Bunkpurugu Township and its environs in the North East Region from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am effective Tuesday, 20th August 2019.

The government continues to urge Chiefs, Opinion Leaders, Youth and People of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace in the area.

Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the Bunkpurugu Township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons and any persons found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.

AMBROSE DERY (MP) MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

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