- A group calling for the Volta Region to become a country say they will head to the UN for trial
- The group argues that the Volta, Northern and Upper East regions are all sovereign countries
The battle to ensure that the Volta Region is separated from Ghana wages on as the very group in for the secession are threatening to head to the United Nations (UN) and also the International Criminal Court of Justice (ICJ) to ensure that dreams come true.
Founder of the group, Charles Kormi Kudjordji is making the claim that the Volta region is a country which was made to be a part of Ghana during the times of the Plebiscite where Ghanaians were to vote on whether or not they wanted to remain a part of Ghana.
“We will go out of Ghana with the matter, Ghana is not the end of the journey. The United Nations is there; the International Court of Justice (ICJ is there…[to arbitrate] for us to take back our country," he revealed in an interview with Starr FM.
This group is further arguing that the Volta, Northern and Upper East regions were all independent Western Togoland state, even before Ghana’s independence in 1957.
Should their wishes be met, Ghana risks losing three major regions - a development which could leave the country with just seven regions.
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