President Akufo-Addo has given assurances that the Ghana Police Service and different safety businesses will deal decisively with the growing spate of armed robberies and different violent crimes within the nation.
Talking on the commencement ceremony of the fiftieth cadet officers’ course in Accra, Nana Akufo-Addo mentioned he appreciates the considerations of Ghanaians concerning the safety scenario, however added that he’s sure the nation’s safety businesses will rapidly handle it.
“I’m conscious the latest incidents of violent crimes in some components of the nation have generated security and safety considerations from a number of sections of the populace. I wish to guarantee Ghanaians that the Police Service and certainly all the opposite safety providers are decided to deal decisively with the threats posed by harmful criminals and felony syndicates,” he mentioned.
The President’s remark comes at a time when there are public considerations concerning the growing spate of violent crimes, together with broad daylight robberies.
Latest incidents embrace the snatching of money from two drivers in separate incidents at Achimota and Weija, all in Accra in September.
However President Akufo-Addo has referred to as on the general public to lend the mandatory assist and cooperate with the police to allow them to discharge their duties successfully.
He additional gave assurances of the federal government’s dedication to useful resource the police by way of personnel and logistics to assist them ship on their mandate.
“We can assist them succeed on this endeavor if we urge the police and the opposite safety providers on and provides them as a lot assist and cooperation within the combat as we will. Authorities in recognition of the difficulties and risks confronting police personnel within the discharge of their duties stays dedicated to resourcing the service via the availability of sufficient personnel and logistics to allow them to ship on their mandate,” he mentioned.