Per the document available to PAUL LINGUAL bares that the Akufo Addo government has re-imposed curfew on the residents of Bimbilla in the Nanumba North Municipal.
The government has not given reasons which called for the such security measures as it clear there is no recent uprising in that catchment. Though it is noted for being a conflict zone.
Our portal, however believed that may be the government has picked some intelligence from the grounds as voting has just ended.
The government made this latest development known through the ministry of interior which issued a statement copied to PAUL LINGUAL.
Read full statement below:
IMPOSITION OF CURFEW ON BIMBILLA TOWNSHIP AND ITS ENVIRONS IN THE NORTHERN REGION
December 11, 2020
The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours for Bimbilla Township from 12:00 midnight to 4:00 a.m effective Friday, 11th December, 2020.
Government continues to urge Chiefs, Opinion Leaders, Youth and People of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace to the area.
Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the Bimbilla Township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon, and any person found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.
AMBROSE DERY (MP)
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR
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