Prostitution Banned in Tamale Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Northern Regional Minister Salifu Sa-eed has banned prostitution in Tamale with immediate effect.
This comes after a Guinean national who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus escaped from the quarantine facility where she and nine others were being kept.
A statement issued and signed by the Minister who is also Chairman of the Regional Security Council, cautioned that anyone who is caught in the act will be dealt with.
“Those involved in the practice and its related activities within the region are therefore advised to seize any engagement in those acts, forthwith. Those who defy this directive will be dealt with strictly in accordance with the Laws of the Republic,” the statement reads.
It further urged all residents to be vigilant and report such activities to the appropriate authorities for action to be taken.
Read the statement below: