The Minister of the Interior has on the advice of the Volta Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew hours imposed on the Alavanyo and Nkonya townships, from 8.00pm to 5.30am, effective Sunday, 14th May, 2017.
A release signed by Ambrose Derry, Minister for the Interior, said the government continued to express its appreciation to the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion leaders, Youth and people of the area for their efforts in ensuring peace in the area.
It said government also urged them to use the established mechanisms for the resolution of all their conflicts and disputes.
Meanwhile, the release said the Government reiterates that there was a ban on all persons in the two towns and their environs from carrying arms, ammunition, or any offensive weapons.
Any persons found with weapons would be arrested and prosecuted.
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