Residents and visitors in the Ga East Municipality have been assured of their peace and security during this yuletide. The assurances were made when the Assembly donated some items to two Police Stations in the municipality.
Festive occasions like Christmas are often characterized with crime and other social vises which present enormous challenge to the various security agencies to devise strategies to combat the situation.
In this regard, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) and Chairman of the Municipal Security Committee (MUSEC), Hon. John Kwao Sackey, has stated that the Assembly was collaborating with the security agencies to provide the necessary security measures to ensure that the residents and all others who visit the municipality during and after the Christmas celebrate the occasion in a peaceful manner.
“The report we are getting is really good, that our men are really on the ground and working. We want to assure the people that the security of the municipality is in safe hands so everybody should go about their normal activities without fear”.
The MCE gave this assurance when he led a team officials from the Assembly to present some items to two of the police installations in the municipality.
The items, a Royal motorbike and an HP Desktop Computer and accessories including a printer, were donated to the Akporman-Manna Police Post and Atomic Hills Estate Police Station respectively.
The items, procured through the Assembly’s Internally Generated Fund (IGF), were in fulfillment of a promise made by the MCE during the commissioning of the stations.
Hon. Kwao Sackey noted that the donation was made to augment service delivery by the stations and advised the officers to put the facilities to good use for the benefit of the people.
The Akporman-Manna Police Post was constructed by the North Legon Valley Residents’ Association while the Atomic Hills Estate Police Station was constructed by the Ashongman Estate Local Council of Churches with the Presbyterian Church providing the land space.
The MCE praised the stakeholders for their vision and patriotism to construct the security installations.
The Abokobi District Police Commander, ASP Augustina Enti, who received the motorbike on behalf of the Akporman-Manna Police Post expressed gratitude to the Assembly and said it will go a long way to help them in their effort to fight crime in the area.
A member of the Residents’ Association being introduced to MCD, Mr Martin Dassah by MCE – picture by: Salamatu Seidu
The Kwabenya Police District Commander, Superintendent Victoria Yamoah, receiving the items on behalf of the Atomic Hills Estate Police Station stated that in pursuit of the “Operation Father Christmas” launched by the Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, her outfit has intensified police visibility in the municipality through the motorbikes and cars patrols.
She said they had conducted swoops on some criminal hideouts and their efforts are yielding results and assured the people of their readiness to provide the needed security to ensure that the festive season is incident-free.
Supt. Victoria Yamoah thanked the Assembly for the support and asked for more to enhance their work.
By: Okunyin Boaz Orlan-Hackman
MCE and MCD looking on as an officer operates the machine