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Security agencies in Ghana have been placed on high alert following the reported movement of some suspected terrorists into the West African country.

The country’s Ministry of National Security has notified the Ghana Armed Forces and the Ghana Police Service of suspicious movement of some group of persons at Garu, Bunpurugu and Nanpanduri in the North East Region.

In a letter the Ministry of National Security indicated that the suspicious persons are operating in the Northern part of Ghana.

“Intelligence gathered indicated suspicious movement if a group of persons along a mountainous area that borders Bunkpurugu/ Nanpanduri District in the North East Region and Garu in the Upper East Region,” the National Security Coordinator, Amb. Maj-Gen. Francis Adu-Amanfoh rtd disclosed in notice dated June 3, 2022.

The Ministry had earlier warned Ghanaians especially churches and religious bodies to put in place adequate security measures.

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According to the Ministry, these measures should include installation of Closed-Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) and report suspicious characters to the relevant security agencies.

“In view of the growing threats of terrorism from the sub-region and the expansionist drive of terrorist groups towards Coastal West African states, with a renewed modus operandi of targeting public gatherings including places of worship, it is imperative that pre-cautional measures are taken by all stakeholders,” a statement issued on Friday May 13 said.

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Source: Africafeeds.com

Source: Africa Feeds

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