Tue. Aug 3rd, 2021

Support govt deal with ‘Western Togolanders’ – Togbe Afede

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The President of the National House of Chiefs and the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, has condemned the separatist group, Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) that violently captured Juapong on Friday, September 25.

The group that is fighting for the independence of ‘Western Togoland’, a part of Ghana which includes the entire of Volta region mounted giant signposts in Juapong in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region, on Friday, September 25, welcoming people to what they call the “Western Togoland”.

They were reported to have attacked the Police station in Juapong and captured three Police officers.

Togbe Afede said their action was unfounded and further called on all Ghanaians to support the government to nip this happening in the bud.

He told journalists Friday, September 25 that “The allegations of road blockage and closures, attempts at causing distractions to state property, kidnapping. These are the kind of things that I have not recollected ever happening in our country.

“The Honourable Minister of National Security talked to me this morning about it and then I also made the efforts to contact some chiefs from the Volta Region about a response from the Volta Regional House of Chiefs.

“It requires the support of all of us to ensure that this does not escalate any further. The standing committee will issue an apparent response after this meetings to the happenings in the Volta region which we disapprove of.

Source: 3 News


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