Ghana’s Interior Ministry renews curfew hours on these towns


Ambrose Dery, the Minister of Interior, Ghana has reviewed and renewed curfews imposed on a number of towns in the country.

The towns include Kpatinga and its environs and the Bimbilla township all in the Northern Region of Ghana as well as Alavanyo, Nkonya townships and their environs in the Oti Region.

According to statements sighted by, the Minister on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours imposed on Kpatinga and its environs from 12:00 midnight to 4:00 am effective Friday, January 8, 2021.

The Minister also renewed the Curfew hours for Bimbilla Township from 12:00 midnight to 4:00 a.m effective Friday, January 8, 2021.

The Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships and their environs in the Oti Region also had its fair share of the curfew renewals as it was reviewed from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am effective Sunday, January 10, 2021

The Minister expressed Government’s appreciation to the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and people of the various communities for their efforts in ensuring peace in the area and urges them to use the established mechanisms for the resolution of all their conflicts and disputes.

He further stated that there is a ban on all persons in the mentioned towns and their environs from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons and that any person found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.

Source: Scoopyvibes