The Chiefs and people of Gonjaland in the yet to be out-doored Savanna Region have unanimously endorsed a proposal from the Overlord of the area, Yagbonwura Tutumba Boressa, to government, asking for Damongo, the West Gonja district capital, to be made administrative capital of the new region.
The Public Relations Officer for the Northern regional Ghana Police Command DSP Yussif Tanko has disclosed calm has been restored in Bole after the first day of curfew.
The Interior Ministry imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Bole in the Northern Region following chieftaincy-related violence in the area which led to the death of two people on Sunday.
In December 2016, a sod-cutting ceremony was performed by the former government led by President John Dramani Mahama for the construction of a state of the Arts market complex to replace the dilapidated Salaga market in Accra which posed a threat to traders and customers.
One more person has been gunned down and many schools remained shut following intensified gunfire exchanges between chieftaincy factions in Bole in the Northern Region.
The indiscriminate cutting down of trees in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region especially rosewood has gotten to its head after the loggers cut down the biggest ‘Tree god’ in the town triggering the fury of traditional authorities.