Main reason wearing of smock has been banned in Bawku by the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council.
The ban comes days after the council realised that some criminals were hiding arms and ammunition in smocks to attack residents.
In a statement, the Council explained that;
“Following the decision taken by REGSEC during the emergency meeting, the wearing of smock in Bawku Township has been banned with immediate effect. This was necessitated by the fact that criminals or unscrupulous elements hide arms and ammunition in smocks and attack opponents or innocent civilians,”
Have a look at the statement below.