Accra, March 19, GNA - Mr Ambrose Derry, the
Minister of the Interior, has, on the advice of the Northern Regional Security
Council and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew hours imposed on
The renewed curfew, according to a statement signed by the Minister and copied to the Ghana News Agency, starts from 18:00 hours to 06:00 hours with effect from Friday, March 17.
The statement reemphasised government’s appreciation to the chiefs, elders, opinion leaders, youth and people of the area for their efforts in ensuring peace and tranquillity following the recent developments.
It urged all aggrieved persons in the area to use the established mechanisms for the resolution of their conflicts and disputes.
The statement cautioned all the residents in the township against carrying arms, ammunitions or any offensive weapon and said: “any persons found with any arms or ammunitions will be arrested and prosecuted.”