Mr Emmanuel Bedzrah, President of the caucus, told reporters at the by weekly press conference in the National Democratic Congress: “The fire has been lit and we the volta people are ready.”
“I want to reiterate that we’re not cowards,” he added, “We ‘re not cowards.
The Ho West MP said, “We are not scared, we respect only people and whoever has sent military forces to our borders would immediately call them back, the military staff should be called back”

According to the Caucus, the deployment is an attempt to intimidate residents of the Volta Region in the upcoming voters’ registration exercise.