ADAM GH pleads to Bawumia, IGP over Bawku disturbances
The Anchoring Democracy Advocacy Movement Ghana (ADAM-GH) has called on the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia to add his voice to the Bawku Chieftaincy dispute to bring lasting peace to the area.
Addressing a press conference today in Kumasi, the Executive Secretary for the group, Azubila Emmanuel Abdul Salam said despite the High Court ruling on the Chieftaincy dispute in 1958 and the Supreme Court passing its final ruling in favor of Kusaasie and banning Mamprusis not returning to the Supreme Court again, the dispute persists.
Mr Azubila noted that about 60 innocent people have died from the dispute, putting fear in residents and affecting economic activities.
The Vice President, he said, who is the son of the North and the Chairman of the Police Council intervention will help bring peace to the area.
Mr. Salam also called on the various security agencies to ensure full enforcement of the law and disallow anybody from carrying himself as regent in Bawku.
He then implored the Interior minister Ambrose Derry and the Inspector General of Police ( IGP ) Dr George Akuffo Dampare to intervene in the protracted chieftaincy dispute in Bawku which has claimed many lives.
Speaking to SILVER FM’s AKWADAA NYAME, the director of research and media relations of the ADAM-GH on the hand said The IGP commitment to ensuring law and order in Ghanaian society needs to reflect in the Bawku situation to bring a lasting solution to the area.
According to him, this is the time the law must be fully enforced by Apprehension and prosecution of offenders he added.
Story filed by: Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)