The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bawku in the Upper East Region, Amadu Hamza, has called for prayers as the tensions in Bawku has surpassed human interventions.
He admitted that the turmoil in the area is becoming extremely difficult to handle.
He posited that the issue is affecting human life and threatening the stability of the area hence the need to attach some seriousness to it.
Renewed clashes in the are has led to the death of some persons and injured others.
The MCE said “I must be honest, the situation in Bawku is very scary. The display of ammunitions and guns is becoming serious. Bawku is seriously crashing down. Education is completely being destroyed. Nurses are fleeing. Residents are running away.”
“This is the situation we find ourselves in now and I am appealing to the President and the Vice President to inform the National Security that the matter is becoming more serious and that we need central government intervention. There is the need for them to look at the central issues in Bawku for the security situation to improve“, the MCE said.
“It is a crisis situation, but I want to thank the security agencies for what they have done so far. Right now, what I want residents of Bawku and citizens of Ghana to do is to commit us in their prayers. We need nothing but prayers. God should answer our prayers. He is the only one who can solve our issues because they are beyond human interventions,” he added.