98% of Executive Instruments in 2023 focused on curfews

In 2023, the Ghanaian government introduced 488 Executive Instruments (EIs), with an overwhelming 98% (478 EIs) dedicated to the renewal and imposition of curfews in various communities.

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In 2023, the Ghanaian government introduced 488 Executive Instruments (EIs), with an overwhelming 98% (478 EIs) dedicated to the renewal and imposition of curfews in various communities. These curfews affected the following towns:

  1. Volta Region: Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships
  2. North East Region: Bunkpurugu and Chereponi Townships
  3. Upper East Region: Bawku Township
  4. Northern Region: Saboba, Bimbilla, and Kpatinga Townships
  5. Bono Region: Drobo, Japekrom, Babianiha, Kwasibourkrom, Mpuasu, Basakrom, Kojokesekrom, and Katakyiekrom in the Jaman South Municipal

Click here to see full breakdown of subject matter areas for all Executive Instruments passed in 2023 here.

These curfews, while addressing security concerns, have significant implications on the human rights of residents, particularly affecting their liberty, education, economic, and social rights. The need for comprehensive discussions to resolve the underlying security issues and lift these curfews is more pressing than ever.