2008-08-05 21:39:33This article has been read 786 times.
The Minister of the Interior, Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor has on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs for another one week with effect from Monday, August 4.
The curfew hours remain unchanged from 2000 hours to 0500 hours each day. A statement signed by the Minister in Accra said the Government had been encouraged by the relative peace and calm in the Bawku municipality and its environs in the last few weeks and continued to urge the leadership of the factions and the people of the area to assist in the search for peace.
“Government will continue to leave no stone unturned in its efforts to bring peace to the area and calls of all Ghanaians to extend their support to the National Peace Council in their effort to bring about peace.”
Meanwhile, Government has reiterated that the ban on all persons in the Bawku Municipal Area, Zabugu, Binduri, Pusiga and Zoosi townships and their environs from carrying arms, ammunitions or any offensive weapon still remains in force, and any person found with any arms or ammunition would be arrested and prosecuted.