Violence has erupted at Salaga in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region over the selection of Damongo as the regional capital for the Savanna region.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and government today presented the Constitutional Instrument (CI) and attestation documents to the chiefs and people of the newly created Savanna Region at the Jubilee House today, Tuesday February 12, 2019.
The youth of Salaga are said to be angry that Damongo has been chosen to as the regional capital and have taken to destroying and burning properties of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the town.
This website is aware that executives of the NPP in the region are making frantic efforts to get the situation under control with the support of law enforcement agencies.
More on this developing story soon.