Ghanaians cautioned against travelling to Togo on Friday

| Updated Aug 24, 2017 at 10:29am



Deputy Commissioner in charge of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in the Volta Region, Isaac Owusu Mensah, has cautioned Ghanaians against travelling to Togo on Friday.

He said the Service has picked intelligence that civilians and opposition political parties in that country are planning a political protest in the capital-Lome and asked Ghanaians wishing to travel to Togo on that day to be “careful”.

A similar protest at Atakpame-Sokode last Saturday demanding limits to the tenure of office for Togolese Presidents reportedly resulted in the death of nine persons, two civilians and seven security persons.

Mr Mensah said the Service got information that the opposition had planned a massive demonstration in Lome to herald the burial of the civilians who lost their lives on Saturday.

He said the Aflao-Lome Border would remain opened and warned travellers not to get involved in any political activity in Togo.