Government reviews Alavanyo and Nkonya township curfew

The Minister of the Interor has on the advice of the Volta Regional Security Council and by executive instrument reviewed the curfew hours imposed on the Alavanyo and Nkonya Township from 2200 hours to 0500 hours beginning from February 10.

A statement signed by Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of the Interior and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said: “Government commends Chiefs, Traditional Leaders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and the People of the area for the effort in sustaining peace.

“Government will therefore like to encourage the parties to continue to use established mechanism for the resolution of all conflicts and disputes.

The statement said government would also advocate the use of non-violent means as a form of redressing and channeling their energies into peace building.

According to the statement, Government has placed a total ban on all persons in the Alavanyo and Nkonya Township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon.

The statement said: any person found in contravention of the ban would be arrested and prosecuted.

Source: GNA

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