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The King of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Abubakari Mahama has launched a road safety campaign to safeguard lives ahead of the December elections.
The campaign seeks to engage political parties and their supporters to adopt road safety measures such as wearing of crash helmets, avoiding overloading and reckless riding of motorbikes on the road.
The Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, Nayiri Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, has called on local and foreign investors to consider investing in the North East Region, as there is relative peace in the area.
He said the Mamprugu Traditional Council had put in place stringent measures to ensure that all communal disputes were resolved amicably to pave the way for investment and progress.
Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has commissioned a project to connect Tunni, a community in the Gambaga Municipality of the North East Region, to the national electricity grid under the Rural Electrification Project.
The Project formed part of government’s vision to achieve universal electricity coverage and aims at connecting 622 communities in the Savannah, North East, Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions by end of 2020.
The Northern Regional Minister Salifu Saed say they will not allow certain people to disturb the peace of Dagbon after a shooting incident at Kpatinga.
Some five people have sustained various degrees of injuries as a result of a renewed clash over a reported chieftaincy feud.
The Northern Regional Police Command has expressed its sincerest apology to the Overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Abubakari Mahama and the entire Kingdom for the unprofessional conduct exhibited by some police officers on Thursday 16th January 2020 at the Gbewaa Palace, Yendi.