The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional Co-ordinating Council and by Executive Instrument imposed a curfew on Nakpachie and its Surrounding Villages in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. effective, Thursday, 8th November, 2018.
The imposition of the curfew has been as a result of clashes in the communities concerned.
Government calls 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 their environs from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons 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 Thursday, 8th November, 2018