A statement signed by the Interior Minister, Martin Amidu said the Curfew hours imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its surroundings have been reviewed and renewed. The statement also said with effect from Monday July 19th, the curfew hours has been changed from 6:00pm - 5:00pm to 10:00pm - 5:00am each day. It further said that government continues to be encouraged by the sustained peace in Bawku and appealed to the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion leaders, youth and people of the area to be tolerant of each other to ensure Bawku regains its status as a commercial centre in the region.
Government repeated that there was a ban on all people in the Bawku Municipality and its immediate environs; Zabzugu, Binduri, Pusiga and Zoasi from carrying arms or any offensive weapons. Any person found violating the directive would be arrested and prosecuted.
The Ministry also on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by an Executive Instrument renewed the curfew imposed on the Gushegu Township and its immediate environs for a week with effect from Monday, July 19.
The curfew hours for the Gushegu Township remain from 12 midnight to 4:00 am each day
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