The minority in Parliament has summoned the Minister National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah to brief the House on steps he is taking to deal with the unlawful declaration of Volta Region as a sovereign state by the Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF), ABC News can report.
Speaking in Parliament on Thursday, December 5, the Minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu, said the activities of the HSGF poses a possible security threat to the Country and has, thus, become necessary that the House be briefed.
“There are indications that the Minister for National security will address us on this threat to the stability and sovereignty of our country in the name of the homeland study group the Trans Volta Togo land”
“As the house will soon be going on recess, It’s important that the Ministry of National Security apprises this house how they are dealing with the potential threat to our state and its security even though these are not matters that engendered itself to the business committee, as a proactive parliament and proactive members of the executive who are responsible for this it’s a matter of concern to us and we should know how National Security is dealing with this to keep the peace of our country,” he noted.
The Ho District Court ordered the arrest of the leader of the Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF), Charles Kwame Kudzodzi and two others over their unlawful declaration of parts of the Volta Region as a sovereign state.
At least 21 separatists of the Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) have been arrested bringing the total arrest to 31 after 10 of them were also rounded up in Tumu in the Upper West region.
Already, five members of the group have been put before Court with treason charges for the roles they played in the unlawful secession.
The Leader of this group has, however, not been arrested.
In a broadcast message on youtube, Charles Komi Kudzordzi teased, “I am in the country anyway, I have not traveled or hidden anywhere, but I want the government to show maturity, invite me legally through my lawyers and I will present myself for the case to continue.”
Meanwhile, government still maintains that the country “remains a sovereign state which has not ceded any part of its territory to any person or group of persons”