The Regional Executives of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce, Tema Region have paid a courtesy call on the New Regional Commander of the Ghana Police Service in Tema.
The courtesy call forms part of activities being carried out by the Regional Chamber to strengthen the Chamber’s relationship with its stakeholders and get feedback on how to collaboratively promote businesses and Security in the Metropolis.
Regional Chairman of the Chamber, Isaac Youssif Barry, commended the work being done by the regional command to improve the security of businesses in the metropolis.
He singled out the increased road patrols being carried out within the Harbour City which has greatly curbed the frequent occurrence of criminal activities.
Mr Barry appealed to the police to spread their services to the new industrial zones developing in the metropolis beyond the Freezones enclave and Kpone areas.
On his part, the Regional Commander DCOP George Tuffuor said effort made by the Regional Executives was the right step and expressed appreciation for the commendation given the police service.
He continued that having noticed the varied security problems faced by the inhabitants in the Metropolis, the Tema Regional Police service is prepared to engage in newly devised ways of boosting security in the metropolis and also ensure that criminal activities are curbed to their barest minimal.
DCOP Tuffuor briefed the Chamber on some innovative strategies like foot patrol, rapid response teams, etc to ensure the peace and security of Businesses and their personnel for optimum productivity.
He said the Service have also intensified efforts to bring the Police closer to the inhabitants of the Metropolis by holding several stakeholder engagements and dialogues.
The Regional Commander urged corporate bodies to assist with vehicular and other logistical support to promote their work.
The delegation also used the opportunity to educate the Police command about the activities of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce in the region to ensure the growth, profitability and professionalism of the business community in the Tema metropolis.
In attendance were the Vice Chairman, Cosmos Bondzie, TCCI Regional Head, Daniel Osei Torgbor and the Marketing officer, Delali Buahini, DSP Charles Agyei Asiamah from the Afienya Police post, ACP Boadu of the Regional Office, and Staff Officer Amoaning among others.