The mandate of the committee set up by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to mediate the dispute between the traditional council and the Muslim community in Tafo has been extended.
The committee is expected to now look at the extent of damage and make recommendations to sustain the peace in the area.
Clashes between the locals and the Muslim youth over a cemetery last week, left one person dead and scores injured.
[contextly_sidebar id=”D7uGAuL3cNKoGAwOA70TDwDGQiS89EOH”]An 8pm to 4am curfew has since been imposed on the township to be reviewed or lifted when the need arises.
Outgoing Regional Minister, Peter Anafi-Mensah who spoke to Citi News about the latest development, said the committee has until Thursday to submit its report.
“Right now everything is okay. We are waiting for the report of the committee which will come out with other recommendations so that we know what line of action to be taken.”
Meanwhile, the Minister and other members of the Regional Security Council will on Tuesday visit the shop owners and officials of a bank whose assets were destroyed by the rioters.
Citi News’ Ashanti Regional correspondent, Hawa Iddrisu visited a church and mosque in Tafo days after the clashes.
Both structures were vandalized by the rioters.
By: Eugenia Tenkorang/citifmonline.com/Ghana