A curfew has been imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs in the Upper East Region, effective today, Wednesday, 24 November 2021.
This follows sporadic gun shots in Bawku on Tuesday, 23 November 2021.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry for the Interior and signed by the Minister, Mr Ambrose Dery, the curfew will begin from 4 pm till 6 am.
The imposition of the curfew is a result of a “threat of insecurity in the communities concerned.”
The Ministry has also placed a total ban “on all persons” in the Bawku Municipality and its environs from “carrying arms, ammunition, or any offensive weapons”.
The Ministry further cautioned residents that “any persons found with arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.”