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Curfew hours renewed in Alavanyo and Nkonya by Interior Minister

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Under an Executive Instrument, Minister-designate for the Interior Henry Quartey has extended the curfew hours for Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships and their vicinity in the Oti Region.

Effective from Sunday, May 12, 2024, the curfew spans from 6:00pm to 6:00am.

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In a statement, the Minister commended the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth, and residents for their efforts in upholding peace.

He urged them to utilize established conflict resolution mechanisms.

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Moreover, the government reiterates a prohibition on carrying arms, ammunition, or offensive weapons within the specified areas.

Violators will face arrest and prosecution.

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Originally imposed on Sunday, June 18, 2023, by former Interior Minister Ambrose Dery following clashes resulting in fatalities, the curfew remains a safeguard for community security.

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