NPP in Tamale warned to stay away from NDC’s street march


The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has cautioned supporters of the New Patriotic Party to stay away from engaging in the NDC.

The NDC has scheduled a street march to take place tomorrow (Wednesday, December 16) in the Tamale Metropolis.
According to the REGSEC, the NPP needs to refrain from involving themselves in the activity to avoid any possible clash. He explained, that was likely to occur if supporters of the two parties meet.

This was revealed through a statement signed and released by the chairman of the REGSEC, Mr Salifu Sa-eed, on Tuesday. It stated that “REGSEC calls on the entire citizenry and especially the sections opposed to the march to exercise restraint to avoid any possible clashes”. 

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The statement also cautioned all supporters of the NDC in the Northern Region to abide by prescribed guidelines. During street march to maintain peace in the Tamale Metropolis during and after the activity.

According to the REGSEC, the police administration in Tamale was directed to engage the organisers of the street march to agree on the laid down guidelines. This, is to ensure that their supporters did not engage in acts that would undermine the peace and security in the Tamale Metropolis.

“REGSEC has accordingly directed the police administration to engage the organisers of the march to agree on the ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’ts. This is to ensure that other law abiding citizens in the Tamale Metropolis are able to engage in their normal duties and businesses without any hindrance.”

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On the arrangements for the street march, the Northern Regional Crime Officer, Superintendent Bernard Baba Ananga explained. He indicated that the Northern Regional Police Command had outlined some routes to be used during the street march.


The Crime Officer further stated that enough unarmed police personnel were going to be deployed. This is to ensure strict compliance with guidelines to maintain peace during the march.
Mr Baba Ananga, added that armed police personnel were also going to be stationed at some points of the route. Meanwhile, fire officers will also follow the march.

The REGSEC however, assured all residents in the Metropolis that the security agencies were going to provide the needed security.

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Supporters of the NDC in the Tamale Metropolis are set to embark on a demonstration. It is to register their displeasure towards the just ended presidential elections declaration. The ”fictitious” elections, which the results were declared in favour of the NPP.

The NDC supporters believe the results that were declared by the Electoral Commission did not reflect the will of Ghanaians.



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