2008-08-18 23:33:03This article has been read 768 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 18.
The curfew hours remain unchanged from 20 00 hours to 05 00 hours each day.
A statement signed by the Minister in Accra on Monday, commended the people of Bawku and its environs as well as all peace loving people in the country for the continued sustenance of peace and calm in the area.
“The current situation is a clear indication that the good people of Bawku are yearning for peace which has eluded them for quite some time,” it said.
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.