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VICE PRESIDENT BAWUMIA PRESENTS 109 VEHICLES TO THE POLICE

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Thursday handed-over 109 vehicles to the Ghana Police Service to ramp up their logistical and operational needs and to ensure efficient policing. They comprised 16 buses, five towing vehicles, four water tankers, 50 pick-ups, five ambulances, 10 Toyota Landcruisers V8 and 19 Toyota Landcruiser Troopers. At a brief handing-over ceremony at the Police Headquarters in Accra, Vice President Bawumia said for any democratic nation to survive and thrive, it was prudent to equip the Police Service with the requisite logistics and equipment to maintain law and order. He said since 2017, the...

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REVIEW OF CURFEW HOURS IMPOSED ON BOLE TOWNSHIP AND ITS ENVIRONS IN THE SAVANNAH REGION

The Minister for the Interior has by Executive Instrument reviewed the curfew hours imposed on Bole Township and its environs from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. effective, Wednesday, 5th June, 2019. Government continues to urge Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and people of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them as well as to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace in the area. Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the afore-mentioned communities and its environs from carrying arms, ammunition...

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INTERIOR MINISTER TOURS NORTHERN, NORTHEAST AND UPPER EAST REGIONS

The Minister for the Interior,Mr.Ambrose Dery is currently touring the Northern, North East and Upper East Regions to acquaint himself with happenings in those areas in respect of work and personnel. The tour that began on Monday, June 3, 2019 had him accompanying the Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia to the Paramount Chief of Saboba, Bowan John Mateer Sakojim IV, and the regent of Chereponi, Jaminja Ndakar Malba to interact with them on how to resolve the issues that have led to sporadic disturbances in recent times. The visit comes on the back of renewed clashes between Konkombas and Anufos...

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BE VIGILANT AND REPORT STRANGERS/FOREIGNERS TO APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES- INTERIOR MINISTER

The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery has admonished citizens to be vigilant and report foreigners and strangers in their communities to the appropriate authorities even as they exhibit the proverbial Ghanaian hospitality towards them. This according to the Minister was for their own safety and security. The Minister made the appeal during a familiarization tour to the Upper East region on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 to visit the hot spots as well as talk to essential stakeholders such as the Regional Security Council and District Regional Security Council on heighten security resulting from the deteriorating situation in...

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INTERIOR MINISTER COMMISSIONS NEWLY CONSTRUCTED POLICE HEADQUARTERS AND POLICE STATION FOR ASANTE AKIM NORTH DISTRICT

The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery on Friday, May 31, 2019 commissioned a new Police Headquarters and Police Station for the  Asante Akim North District, Agogo. The building which has been constructed as part of efforts to improve security in the area would house the Divisional Headquarters, District Headquarters and a Police station. Hon. Ambrose Dery, Minister for the Interior noted, during the commissioning, that the new edifice was indicative of the development, collaboration could bring. He alluded, there was the need for more infrastructure and logistical support for the Police to ensure effective policing. “Security as...

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GHANA NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE (GNFS) LAUNCHES FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN

In pursuit of the mandate of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), a 5 year strategic plan, aimed at modernizing the GNFS, has been developed to provide the framework for decision making and operations of  the Service in that regard. The plan, which was derived from the achievements of the GNFS’s Medium-Term Strategic Business Plan (2008-2012) will serve as the blueprint for the development of the service over the next five years (2019 – 2023). Launching the plan in Accra on Wednesday May 29, 2019, the Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery entreated the management and personnel of...

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