Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Mahama has assured Bawku residents that he will prioritise restoring peace in the community if he is successful in the upcoming elections.

The former President stated that it was unfortunate that tensions in Bawku have escalated despite efforts his government made to calm nerves.

Speaking at the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, he said, “Generally, it is a period of insecurity for the people living in that area.

The former president added that when his government was in power, they managed to mediate the conflict and calm tensions.

On the back of this, he assured that when given the political mandate in 2024, his government would once again work towards resolving the conflict and promoting peace.

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