Western Togoland rebels attack STC, beat drivers and burn a bus

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Information gathered suggests that some members of the secessionist group in the Volta region attacked the State Transport Company (STC) Monday night in yet another attack

According to the sources, members of the group fired gunshots before they set out to beat drivers who were in the yard in the Volta regional capital, Ho after which they burnt down a bus.

This comes days after a joint Military and Police operations foiled attacks in some part of the Volta Region.

Ghana’s security has been threatened by group of people suspected to be members of a seperatist group advocating for independence from Ghana for a Western Togoland.

This group on Friday blocked major entries to the Volta region and attacked some Police posts and made away with weapons and beat up some Policemen in the process.

Background

Ghanaians on Friday September 25, 2020, woke up to news of the Western Togoland Group blocking block the Mepe-Sege road and the Accra-Ho road at Juapong, preventing the flow of traffic.

The members of the group numbering about 50 amidst chanting of war songs were also reported to have attacked the Aveyime and Mepe Police Stations in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region where vehicles and weapons were stolen

They issued an ultimatum to the Ghana Police Service and the military to stay indoors till further notice or surrender peacefully to the Western Togoland Security forces.

The statement pointed out that the restoration to Western Togoland statehood, under the leadership of Togbe Yesu Kwabla Edudzi I, is being consolidated.

As such Togbe Yesu is the Chairman of Western Togoland Restoration Front (WTRF), the political wing of the Western Togoland independence struggle.