COP Rose Bio Atinga, (L) Director General of Administration Mrs. Sonia Antwi of WEFI and Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) (R) cutting the tape to commission the police station.
Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has said that the Ghana Police Service is committed to fine-tuning its strategies to effectively tackle crime in the country.
He said as the nation’s population increases, various communities become disoriented and disorganized, which leads to an upsurge in criminal activities.
However, speaking at the inauguration of the new police station at Roman Ridge in Accra valued at GH¢50,000, Mr. Ahmed Alhassan disclosed that accommodation of police personnel has been a major drawback to increasing the strength of the Police.
The IGP congratulated the Women Empowerment Foundation International (WEFI) for constructing the facility and urged all officers and men at the Roman Ridge Police Station to enforce the law and give the protect lives and property in the community.
DCOP Christian Tetteh-Yohuno, the Accra Regional Police Commander, said the police were committed to creating a peaceful and congenial atmosphere for people to conduct their business peacefully for the development of the country.
He indicated that the police need the support of all and sundry, including corporate organizations, philanthropists and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), adding ‘we need the support in the areas of logistics, office and residential accommodation.’
Vida Hanson, President of WEFI, stated that the construction of the facility was aimed at enhancing the operations of the police to ultimately benefit the entire community.
By Jeffrey De-Graft Johnson
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