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Display Of Guns And Ammo In Bawku Getting Scary, Time For Robust & Decisive Action

Amadu Hamza, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bawku, has made a desperate call to the National Security to act robustly and decisively to stop the dangerous security situation from spiraling out of control.

He has cast the situation as extremely scary with people brazenly displaying guns and ammo.

Bawku, he adds, is imploding with teachers, nurses and the residents fleeing the place in droves to save their lives.

The plea of the MCE comes on the heels of a daring gun attack on soldiers, who had gone to carry out an operation at Barbari-Buabula, a suburb of the town, in the early hours of Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

Three soldiers got hurt in the firefight with the residents. One person was killed and two others (all of them civilians suffered gunshot wounds), when the soldiers came under a hail of bullets and they returned fire.

The injured officers are with the 11th Mechanized Infantry Battalion at Bazua. They were rushed to the Presbyterian hospital and they have since been airlifted to the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

The incident came barely 24 hours after an 81-year old man had been shot and killed by unidentified gunmen and subsequent arrest and detention of 18 people by the police.

Mr. Hamza say things getting really-bad and that time is running out. The Bawku conflict must be seen by all as a serious national security threat.

It is not something that is proving incredibly hard to deal with. “Bawku is crashing down, education is being completely destroyed, nurses and the residents are fleeing for their lives.”

The MCE praised the security agencies for the job they are doing to protect lives and property.

He invited the nation to join them to pray for divine intervention – God to touch the hearts of those fanning the troubles, to rethink their inhuman and criminal action.

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