The Paramount Chief of the Bole Traditional Area, Bole- Wura Sarfo Kutuge Feso( l), has banned all public gatherings within his jurisdiction to help prevent in the spreading of the deadly corona virus which is claiming the lives of people worldwide.
The chief made this known at his palace when the DCE of the area, madam Veronica Alele Heming visited the palace to liaise with the traditional authorities in finding measures to contain the deadly COVID- 19 pandemic in Bole and its surroundings.
The chief said, the ban on all gatherings includes; funerals, wedding ceremonies, naming ceremonies and all social occasions within his vicinity.
This is to augment government efforts in combating the deadly COVID- 19, Bole- wura indicated.
The chief said that, the Security may intervene by arresting people who go contrary to the orders.
In furtherance, the chief said the Bole central market has been zoned into four markings.
Market women coming from Sonyo and Kiape are to stop at Bosec to engage in their trading activities.
Lampoga, Seripe, Kilampobile and Wakawaka people coming for the market are to converge at soldiers camp for their buying and selling of goods.
People from Chache, Jentige, Bale, Nsunia and Mandari will have their market celebrations at the Kurabaso school park.
Traders coming from Sawla, Mankuma, Gbogdaa and Doli will be at old PWD premises.
The chief urges all traders to abide by the directives issued above or may face the wrath of the security personnel’s.
The DCE speaking at palace told the gathering to disregard the rumour that the disease cannot affect people in the Northern territory due to its associated high temperature.
She said everyone can be affected by the virus no matter one’s geographical locations.
Madam Alele, therefore urged everyone to take the precautionary measures seriously as in washing hands regularly with a soap under running water, social distancing, drinking water regularly, using sanitizers regularly among others to halt the spread of the virus.
Ghana currently has recorded 53 positive cases of COVID- 19 with 2 deaths.
By: Yagbon Radio/Abdul Fataw Diwura