After the recent attacks in the north of the country, the situation is becoming worrying: people continue to leave their villages for cities or other places they consider less dangerous. The situation is taken seriously, the authorities step up the initiatives and President Faure Gnassingbé returned to the region on Wednesday 20 July where he met the different layers of Dapaong, a town located in the north of the country.
as reported from Lomé, Peter Sassou Dogbe
On the night between Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July, another clash took place between armed groups and defense and security forces, in which two Togolese armed forces were killed. This information, widely reported by newspapers and social networks, has not yet been officially confirmed or denied.
According to several sources, stocks continue to flee their villages especially in the localities of Lalabiga and Tiwoli, not far from the town of Mandouri. The mayor of the latter city had to appeal to the population in a press release to return to their homes.
For now, please provide multiple sources, residents are still in shock and live with fear in the stomach: the situation is tense.
To find solutions, the government is stepping up the initiatives. Faure Gnassingbé has been in the region since Wednesday, July 20, where he met different layers of society in Dapaong during a large meeting: “You must remain vigilant, stick together regardless of the differences to fight the common enemy. , he launched so that the people. From today the regulations must be changed, from now on it is the Togolese army that will be on the offensive”.
The president continues his stay in the region, he was supposed to meet the battered people of Kpendjal on Thursday 21 July.
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