The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bole Madam Veronica Alele Hemingon Tuesday, 20th June 2023, confirmed to Nkilgi fm that the Bole district police command status has been elevated to a divisional status.

Speaking on the issue the Bole DCE thanked all key stakeholders that played a major role in achieving such feet.

She thanked the Paramount Chief of the Bole Traditional Area Bolewura Sarfo Kutuge Feso (I) for putting the request to the Inspector General of Police (IGP). She again thanked the Savannah Regional Minister for assisting in signing all relevant documents.

Madam Veronica Alele Heming also thanked the Bole District Assembly and the Bole District Police command together with the Regional Police Command for playing various roles leading to the IGP granting the Bole District Police a divisional headquarters status.

The Bole DCE explained that, while away in the United Kingdom, for an international women’s conference, she was still communicating with the necessary authorities to get things done amicably. She stated that she instructed that the district assembly guest house be renovated within a week or two for the men in uniform who will be posted here in Bole to use for accommodation temporarily.

Madam Veronica Alele added that all attention and prayers will now be directed to Bole attaining a Municipal status.

She recalled that the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Damongo Constituency ans Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Hon Abu Jinapor promised to help the Bolewura and the Bole District Assembly achieve a Municipal status and that ecently when Hon Abu Jinapor wanted to come to Bole for the late Kpaliwura Samuel Akati Mahama’s funeral, she the DCE whispered to the Damongo MP that, my chiefs and people will ask you about the promise, you made to them but Hon Abu Jinapor confirmed to her that all is almost set, and that it was left with a letter from the Bolewura’s Palace.

The DCE said; “Thankfully, the Bolewura letter is ready and has been handed over to the necessary authorities for onward usage”.

She stated that she wants to be addressed as a Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) and not a District Chief Executive (DCE)

Meanwhile Mr Haruna Abdulai Obey who is Secretary of the Paramount Chief of the Bole Traditional Area has aplaluded the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare for granting the request of the Bolewura by elevating the Bole District Police command tk a Divisional Headquarters.

In a statement on 20th June, 2023, Mr Haruna Abdulai Obey said; “it can be recalled during the 2021 Damba Festival in Bole, the visionary paramount chief of Bole Yiram Bolewura Sarfo Kutuge Feso (I) in a speech called on the inspector General of Police to create a Divisional Police Station for Bole to help combat crime in the Bole traditional area of Gonja Kingdom”.

Bolewura’s Secretary also said; “The paramount Chief of Bole and President of Bole Traditional Council followed up with a reminder during the working visit of Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare to his Palace on Monday 29th May, 2023”.

He addee that; “Bolewura said his Traditional which was noted for illegal killings and robberies has now swen calm since Dr Dampare became the Inspector General of Police (IGP) such crimes have ceased.. In the past, robberies and illegal killings were rampant but since you (IGP) took over its no more”.

Bolewura ended his speech by once again put before the inspector General of Police about the urgent need for the creation of a Divisional Police station for Bole.

The new Bole divisional police headquarters will be commissioned at a later date.