IGP visits Western Regional Police Command ahead of election 2020

Ahead of the 2020 December polls and preparedness of the key security agencie’s, the Inspector General of Police James Oppong Boanuh on a working visit toured the western regional police command yesterday 24th September, 2020.

The purpose of visit was to assess the operational capability of the Ghana Police Service in the western region ahead of the task before them.

He was welcomed with election 2020 scenarios demonstrated by the western regional police command operational team led by Rapid Deployment Force “RBF” commander, Superintendent Bismark Achaab.

The scenarios that Inspector General of Police witnessed at the Takoradi Central Police Department was preparedness of the western regional police to salvage any situation that may occur during December polls.

Speaking to the media in the western region, Mr. Boanuh reserved his comments on the election scenarios which was executed by police operational team and discussed it with the top hierarchy of the western regional command at close door meeting.

The Inspector General of Police emphasize that the Ghana Police Service will be impartial and prepared to defend Ghanaians who may cast their votes at polling stations during December 7th polls.

He continued that citizens should make up their minds so that they don’t involve themselves in any form of violence at the election day.

“The Ghana Police Service will not be only engage in election duties on December 7th but will extend the activities to protect the communities”, IGP added.

Meanwhile the Inspector General of Police therefore urged the media as election 2020 approaches to assist and cooperate with the police to educate the Ghanaians with a tag “Violence Does Not Pay”

Filed By: Benjamin Bray – Vision1 Fm/Globe TV.


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