Western Togoland: This is no joke, let’s get ready for more attacks – Security Expert warns

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Executive Director of Jatikay Centre for Human Security and Peace Building Adib Saani has warned that Ghana should be ready for more terror attacks from the Western Togoland secessionists group, Homeland Study Foundation.

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He said that the fact that they have started gaining access to weapons and now overpowering police personnel mean that they are becoming powerful and growing in number.

Ghana therefore should be cautious and ready for more attacks from the group.

He added that Ghana should not take the situation as a joke and that the country should prepare for more attacks in the coming days.

“Obviously, they are growing bigger and better by the day. Right before our eyes and the intelligence community. We should learn from Cameron, Mali, Congo and Nigeria. This is no joke”, he said.

A group of armed men belonging to the Western Togoland secession group today attacked the Aveyime and Mepe Police Stations in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region.

They broke into the police4 station on Friday dawn and found their way into the armory of the making away with all the weapons.

Reports say that three (3) police officers have also been kidnapped by the group.

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Eyewitnesses who spoke to Joy News narrated that the armed men stormed the police station and asked them to leave their land.

Their confrontation resulted in a gun battle until the police officers were overpowered by the group.

The group, numbering about 50, is believed to be locals from Mepe, Aveyime, Battor, and surrounding communities.

 

Source: mynewsghana.net

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