The chief of Buipe, His Majesty, Buipewura Abdulai Jinappr II has called on the Ghana Police Service to handle cases of vandalism with all the utmost seriousness.
This comes in the wake of recent disturbances around Buipe and its surroundings which involved indigenes and the pastoral Fulani tribe. The traditional ruler was quick to notify that many people engage in conflicts and destroy properties but go unpunished because they being shielded under tradition.
“I will however call on the Security agencies to ensure that criminal activities are obsolete from traditional matters and whoever is found capable in this heinous crime (burning of five bedrooms) and association should face the full rigors of the law,” he disclosed.
In his quest in maintaining peace and harmony around the area, he iterated that he’s ready to do all he can to resist conflict and its related motives.
“I’m well aware that some disgruntled elements are determined to derail the Peace process and are determined to fomite trouble in Buipe. I Buipewura Jinapor II will not allow that to happen,” he said.
He further registered his displeasure on the youth of Buipe for engaging in such disturbances.
“It came to me as a big shock to hear that some members of the youth group in converse with non-indigenes went on vandalism sheer destroying and setting houses of people of Fulani association on fire,” he said.
It was reported on Monday, January 16th 2023 that, an enraged youth together with some non-residents stormed the house of one Ibrahim Musah Bure, the Fulani Chief of the Mande Community and burnt down his house. Bure who was their target was however not home during the invasion, his family who was there had to flee to safety.
No death was recorded and some suspects have been apprehended by