Nsawam (E/R), Aug. 29, GNA – Voltic (GH)
Limited has renovated the Nsawam Police cells and installed a water storage
tank at the cost of GH₵45,000.00.
Mr Eugene Djan-Sampong, the Plant Manager of
the Company at a handing over ceremony said the gesture was aimed at giving
self-esteem to humanity, especially those who are in cells and going through
the judicial process.
The handing over ceremony coincided with the
West Africa Security Sector Activity (WASSA) celebrations of the Nsawam
Deputy Superintendent of Police Michael Zah
Dandy, the Nsawam District Commander expressed gratitude to Voltic Company for
He said the Police would scale-up it’s day and
night patrols and would not relent in its effort to rid the Nsawam-Adoagyiri
Municipality of drug peddlers and criminals.
D/Supt Zah Dandy said crime has reduced
drastically in the area as compare to last year, saying from January to June
2015 the statistics showed 1,248 cases, however at the same period this year,
the total cases reported were 658.
He commended his men and the people who
supported them for the achievement and said the Police are resolved to reduce
crime to the barest minimum.
He called on the public to volunteer credible
information on criminal activities to the Police so that together they could
fight miscreants in the communities.
He appealed to philanthropists and
organisations to support the Nsawam Police with residential accommodations and
an office accommodation for the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit.
D/Supt Zah Dandy urged assembly members and
traditional leaders to set up Neighbourhood Watch Committees particularly at
Adoagyiri, New Afutu, Nsawam Central, Sakyikrom and the rest to help prevent
He gave the assurance that the Nsawam Police
would work hard to ensure that the December, 2016 Elections is successful in
He entreated the people to think of Ghana
first before anything else.
D/Supt Zah Dandy said: “In putting Ghana
first, we must be tolerant, desist from foul language, respect the electoral
laws, be vigilant at the polls and more importantly not take the law into our
He asked the citizenry to report every bit of
unusual occurrence to the Police, adding that by this way they would be putting
Assistant Superintendent of Police Kofi
Sarkodie Addo, the Nsawam District Police Crime Officer in an address at the
WASSA celebrations explained that the occasion is a calendar event by the
security agencies to take stock of the immediate past year.
Nana Osae Ankah IV, the Chief of Sakyikrom who
chaired the function commended the Police in the area for their commitment to
duty, which had greatly reduced crime.
He also emphasized the need for the formation
of the Neighbourhood Watch Committees to assist the security agencies.