IGP assures of top security ahead of Dec 7 polls as 62,794 officers deployed

IGP ames Oppong-Boanuh

The Inspector-General Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh has assured the nation that his men will work to protect lives and properties before, during and after the elections on December 7.

He warned persons intending to foment troubles during the elections that the police will deal with them ruthlessly if they are caught.

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 he said “62,794 security personnel from the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana Fire Service, the Ghana Prison Service, the Ghana Immigration Service, the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, and the Ghana Armed Forces are being deployed for the elections.

“All the personnel I have mentioned will be in their regular uniforms with the exception of officers from the Criminal Investigations Department of the Police Service and the Bureau of National Investigations who will remain invisible,” the IGP added.

“I have already said that we have a deep commitment to preventing crime from happening, but where they do happen, we will arraign the offenders, do the investigations, gather the necessary evidence and get them prosecuted successfully,” he assured.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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