Porous borders: Customs officials on high alert over suspected Ivorian rebels
A police officer, official in an interaction with an Ivorian who crossed the Ghanaian border

Immigration, Customs and police officers stationed at Ghana’s border to Cote d’Ívoire at Chache, a suburb of Bole in the Savannah region, are on high alert as residents allege former Ivorian rebels and militia are taking advantage of porous borders and illegal small scale mining to integrate themselves into Ghanaian communities there.

Although there is vigilance at the Chache border, 10 unapproved borders exist and are usually unmanned.

Savanna Region correspondent, Isaac Nonya has today’s story for our series highlighting the state of Ghana’s points of entry, Porous Borders.

His report read to you in the video below: