The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has cautioned the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of its planned demostration tomorrow (Wednesday), 16th December, 2020 in Tamale.
The party held a similar protest in Accra and Kuamsi over the outcome of the just ended presidential and parliamentary elections which was declared in favor of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) by the Electoral Commission (EC).
The REGSEC in a statement signed by the Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed warned the organizers to ensure their supporters do not enage in acts that will destabilize the peace and security of the Metropolis.
“In the wake of the impending March by Supporters of the National Democratic Congress Party in the Tamale Metropolis, which is scheduled to come off tomorrow Wednesday, 16th December, the Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) wishes to sound a strong caution to the Organisers of the march on the need to ensure that their supporters do not engage in any acts that will undermine the peace and security of the Metropolis,” it cautioned.
It further directed the security agencies in the region to liase with the leadership of the protesters to ensure a peaceful march.
“REGSEC has accordingly directed the Police Administration to engage the Organisers of the march to agree on the ‘Dos’ and ‘Donts’ as well as the defined routes, to ensure that other law abiding citizens in the Metropolis are able to engage in their normal duties and businesses without any hindrance.”the statement added.
Read copy of all statement below;