Residents of Saboba and its environs in the Northern Region of Ghana have expressed gratitude over the review of curfew hours from the usual 15 hours to 12 hours.
In a statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, indicated that the imposition of curfew on Chereponi, Saboba and its environs has been reviewed from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m.
The minister in a communique explained that government continues to urge Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and the 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 grievances so to ensure peace in the area.
According to the statement, there is a total ban on possessing arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon. Stressing that any persons found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.
The district has welcomed this with great joy. They however, are appealing to government through the Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) to further reduce the curfew hours.
Savanna Diaries/Nlaala Joseph