6th February, 2017
IMPOSITION OF CURFEW ON BUNKPRUGU TOWNSHIP
The Minister of the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional
Security Council and by the Executive Instrument reviewed the Curfew hours on Bunkpurugu Township from 8:00pm to 6:00am effective Tuesday, 7th February, 2017.
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 in the area.
Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the Bunkpurugu Township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon. Any person found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.
PROSPER D.K. BANI
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR