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Regional News of Saturday, 18 January 2014

Source: Graphic Online

Alavanyo, Nkonya curfew renewed

The Minister of the Interior, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, on the advice of the Volta Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument, has renewed the curfew imposed on Alavanyo and Nkonya with effect from Friday, January 17, 2014.

A statement signed by the minister said the curfew hours remained from 8:p.m. to 5:a.m.

It also said the government continued to urge the chiefs, elders, opinion leaders and people of the areas to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and use non-violent means in the resolution of their conflicts and disputes.

‘Meanwhile, government reiterates that there is a ban on all persons in the two towns and their environs from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons,” the statement said.

It said any person found with any arms or ammunition would be arrested and prosecuted.

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