NDC youth clash with Tamale city guards …Gunshots Fired
Some angry National Democratic Congress (NDC) youths clashed with the Tamale Metropolitan City Guards over the destruction of a wooden shed at Vitting, a suburb of Tamale in the Northern region, which they (NDC supporters) used as an assembly point to discuss political issues.
The Tamale Mayor, Hon. Musah Superior, who was responding to constant complaints from authorities of the Vitting Senior High School regarding the location of the structure, on Thursday dispatched city guards to pull the structure down, but the infuriated NDC activists resisted the effort, leading to a near-bloody clash.
Joy News’ Hashmin Mohammed reported that the scene was “so chaotic”, that the bodyguard of the Mayor had to discharge his firearm.
The warning shot momentarily warded off the aggressive youths in time for the bodyguard to be whisked away to safety, Hashmin Mohammed has explained.
Musah Superior has not been available to comment despite efforts to reach him.
The Northern Regional chairman of the NDC, Alhaji Ibrahim Mobila, who led a team to the scene, has called on the Regional Security Council to call the Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive to order.
No casualties were recorded as at the time of filing the report.