Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister-designate of the Interior, has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the curfew hours on the Bunkprugu Township in the Northern Region.
The Bunkprugu Township curfew starts from 2000 hours to 0600 hours effective Tuesday, 17th January 2017.
This was in a statement signed by the Minister-designate, Ambrose Dery, on Tuesday.
“Government continues to urge chiefs, opinion leaders, youth and people of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace in the area,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, it said, there was also a total ban on all persons in the Bunkprugu Township and surrounding arrears from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon and that any person found with such items would be arrested and prosecuted.