The Government of Ghana has assured all Ghanaians that no part of the country’s territory has been ceded to any person or group of persons, insisting that the territorial boundaries of the country remain unchanged and are secure, MyNewsGh.com reports.
In a statement dated 18th November, 2019 and signed by Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Government noted that it has taken note of the activities of the Homeland Study Group Foundation, the secessionist group, and was doing everything possible to get members of the group arrested.
“The Government of Ghana has taken note of a group known as the Homeland Study Foundation, purporting to declare secession from Ghana. Ghana remains a sovereign state which has not ceded any part of its territory to any person or group of persons,” the statement read in part.
“Ghana’s security agencies remain in firm charge of Ghana’s territory and encourage all persons to continue with their daily activities normally,” the statement assured.
The Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) declared its secession on its official social media handles on Saturday, November 16, after meeting was held in Ho.
Its shadow Minister of Information and Spokesperson George Nyakpo revealed on Accra-based Starr Fm monitored by MyNewsGh.com that now that the independence has been declared, measures are being put in place to ensure that they are recognized as a state independent of Ghana.
In the interim, he hinted “we will notify the United Nations of our independence and seek recognition and will require a lot of support from the world body to succeed.