High Powered Delegation to Visit Wa over Military Brutalities
"The Chief of the Army Staff is leading a high powered military delegation to Wa to meet the traditional and opinion leaders to find an amicable way of resolving this unfortunate incident. The delegation will also explore means to assuage the anger of the people and promote good neighbourliness," - Statement
The top hierarchy of the Military Command has served notice to visit Wa in the Upper West Region over the molestation of innocent residents yesterday Thursday 7th, 2021.
The visit, according to a statement signed by the Director of Public Relations, Colonel E Aggrey-Quashie would be led by the Chief of the Army Staff due to the seriousness of the incident.
According to him, the high powered delegation would meet traditional and opinion leader's in the area to find an amicable way of resolving the unfortunate incident.
He assured the people of Wa that their safety is paramount at all times, stressing that the unprofessional conduct of the military would not be condoned.
Read the full statement below
SOLDIERS INVOLVED IN THE DISTURBANCES AT WA TO BE DISCIPLINED
The attention of the Military High Command has been drawn to a video which has gone viral.
In this video, some soldiers based in Wa the regional capital of the Upper West Region are seen molesting civilians in the city without any provocation.
This unprofessional conduct took place on Thursday, 1 July 2021 and at a time when the Commanding Officer of the soldiers and the Chairman of the Regional Security Council were both out of town on official engagements.
Internal disciplinary measures have been instituted to deal with all those who will be found culpable in this unprofessional conduct by the soldiers.
In view of the seriousness of the matter, the Chief of the Army Staff is leading a high powered military delegation to Wa to meet the traditional and opinion leaders to find an amicable way of resolving this unfortunate incident. The delegation will also explore means to assuage the anger of the people and promote good neighbourliness.
The Ghana Armed Forces once again wish to assure the people of Wa and the general public that their safety is paramount at all times, as such would not condone any unprofessional conduct by any member of the force.
Director Public Relations