Interior Minister reviews curfew imposed on Bawku

The review of the curfew is as a result of improvement in the security situation in the concerned communities

Ambrose Dery, the Minister of Interior has reviewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs in the Upper East Region due to threats of insecurity.

A statement signed by the minister, said after consultation with the Upper East Regional Security Council and by the Executive Instrument, the Ministry reviewed the curfew directive to start from 6pm to 6am.

According to a press statement signed by the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, the new directive took effect Wednesday 1 December.

The move, according to the statement is as a result of “improvement in the security situation in the concerned communities.”

“Government has called on the traditional authorities and residents “to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them as well as to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace,” the statement added.

The minister first imposed curfew on Bawku effective Wednesday 24 November 2021, from 4pm to 6am.

Read the full statement below:

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