The Member of Parliament for Dome /Kwabenya constituency, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo has called on her constituents to readily provide tip-offs and information to the police to enable them effect arrest of bad characters in the constituency.
She said the upsurge of the activities of armed robbers have become more pronounced, scary and dangerous to the lives of people, hence the need for all hands to be on deck to help nip it in the bud this canker .
Hon. Adwoa safo said this when she donated 131 street lights to all Assembly members within her constituency.
She disclosed that her office had been bombarded with many complaints regarding security failure hence exposing them to vagaries of armed robbery. She told the assembly members that what has made the situation even more precarious is that some of the calls had come from police themselves which meant that swift measures are needed to arrest the situation .
She asserted that the police have not be proactive in discharging their duties because they lack the basics are constrained with logistics.
The Member of Parliament for Dome / Kwabenya assured her constituents she would collaborate with the security agencies in his constituency to help stem the tide of the upsurge of armed robbery. She noted that she is committed to fighting crime and indicted her first attempt is the provision of the street light which will brighten up obscure areas within the constituency. The provision of the street light will serve as a disincentive to the operations of robbers whose activities are normally under the cover of darkness.
The young and energetic MP stressed that so far over 600 hundred street light are not functioning in her constituency and has therefore tasked experts to assess them and see how they could be brought back to good use .
She said the street lights will be distributed devoid of party lines and therefore asked all assembly men including electoral coordinators to come together and decide on where the lights will be fixed.
She said she has contracted very technical and competent hands to do the installations when they decide on where they must be fixed.