Ghana’s government has put the nation on high alert in the wake of Sunday’s deadly terror attack in neighboring Ivory Coast.
Ghana’s national security chiefs say they have intelligence of a credible terrorist threat in the country.
They made the announcement Wednesday following a meeting with Ghana’s President John Mahama to review their readiness.
The government called on Ghanaians to pay attention and report anything unusual to security agencies.
Since November, Al-Qaeda militants have attacked hotels in two other regional capitals, Bamako and Ouagadougou, and a beach resort outside Abidjan.
The United Kingdom has advised its citizens in Ghana to be cautious.
And on Wednesday, the U.S. military restricted travel by its service members to Ghana and four other West African countries