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  • Writer's pictureNana yaw Dynamic

Bawku conflict: Your duty is to protect and uphold peace – Mahama tells GAF

Former President John Mahama has swam into the discussion with respect to the strain between the inhabitants of Bawku and officials of the Ghana Military (GAF).



The Ghana Military has been blamed for shooting and killing three honest men in Bawku with no defense.

In any case, the Ghana Military has dismissed the cases made by the Individual from Parliament for Bawku Focal, Mahama Ayariga, it was bogus to declare that the data.

In a public statement gave on January 20, the GAF gave a record of the episode, expressing that at roughly 8:30 pm on Thursday, their officials, participated in night foot watches close to Hasania School at Sabongari, were focused on by gunfire from four attackers.


As per the GAF proclamation, the officials answered by returning discharge, bringing about the demise of three of the shooters, while the fourth individual figured out how to get away from the scene.

"Troops recovered one AK-47 rifle stacked with 16 rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm ammo. Ghana Police group showed up at the area thusly to pass the departed aggressors on to the mortuary.

"The AK-47 rifle with chronic number 81-1/13024074 examined by Bawku Divisional Police faculty is as of now in their own guardianship," portions of the assertion read.

The GAF explained that the occurrence happened with regards to elevated pressures in Bawku, where four people had lost their lives the earlier week.


This present circumstance prompted an acceleration in safety efforts, including expanded watches. As indicated by the GAF's articulation, upon the arrival of the episode, their officials directing watches were discharged upon by unidentified shooters.

Following the explanation by the GAF, previous President Mahama, regardless, in a Facebook post, encouraged "the tactical staff to recall their obligation to safeguard individuals and maintain the harmony."

He recognized that the security administrations face the troublesome errand of getting harmony in the Bawku region, in any case, focused on that "the military should work connected at the hip with the police to give wellbeing and security in the Bawku district and the country over."


As per Mr Mahama, he is profoundly disheartened and upset by late advancements in the Bawku district and the killing of three men.

He has in this manner sympathized with the dispossessed families and implored all gatherings to have their impact in guaranteeing that harmony is reestablished in the region.

"My considerations and petitions to heaven are with the groups of the casualties during this troublesome time, even as I call upon individuals of Bawku to try to elevate and merge harmony to empower the positive advancement of the district of Bawku. Let us all collaborate to ensure that Bawku's peace is restored and that justice is served.




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