The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument imposed a curfew on Bole Township and its environs in the Bole District of the Northern Region from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. effective, Monday, 10th December, 2018.
The imposition of the curfew follows the outbreak of violence in the town arising from the Bole Chieftaincy dispute.
Government is calling on the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and people of the area 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.
Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the afore-mentioned communities and its environs from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon and any persons found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.
AMBROSE DERY (MP)
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR
Issued in Accra this Monday, 10th December, 2018