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Security agencies must be resolute in enforcing COVID-19- Peace Council
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Security agencies must be resolute in enforcing COVID-19- Peace Council

The National Peace Council (NPC) has declared its support to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu-Addo's directive to the security services to collaborate and enforce the COVID-19 safety protocols. This follows an upsurge in the number of active cases and the discovery of new variants of the pandemic in the country. “The security agencies must intensify their operations to arrest such recalcitrant members of the public who are flouting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) safety protocols as well as perpetuating crime.” Mr Charles Ohene Amoh, the Executive Secretary of the Central Region branch of the NPC, said they must be determined and resolute in discharging their constitutional mandate regardless of one's socio-political status and religious affiliation to serve as a deterrent to othe...
We are ready to Police December polls professionally – Security Agencies
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We are ready to Police December polls professionally – Security Agencies

Security Agencies in the Upper East Region have resolved and expressed their readiness to police the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in December to maintain the prevailing peace in the country for continued and accelerated development. They reiterated their commitment to live by their mandate as spelt out in the 1992 Constitution and exhibit high level of professionalism and ethical standards to ensure fairness and peace before, during and after the election. The Security Services made these known during a regional peace walk organized in Bolgatanga by the Security Agencies as part of efforts to sensitize the public on the need to embrace peace during the election. It was to further demonstrate to Ghanaians their preparedness to deal with any acts that had the t...
Citizens urged to back security agencies to succeed in fight against Secessionist Activities
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Citizens urged to back security agencies to succeed in fight against Secessionist Activities

Mr George Amoh, the Executive Secretary of the National Peace Council, Sunday, urged the citizenry to remain calm and support the security agencies in their efforts to deal with the illegal activities of the pro separatists Homeland Study Group Foundation. He advised political activists to desist from commenting on the development with partisan interests and allow security officials to handle the situation professionally. Speaking in an interview with the GNA, he said the security agencies were in control of the situation, hence there was no need to blame them for the September 25 attacks. At about 0200 hours, on Friday, elements of the Group attacked the Aveyime and Mepe police stations and mounted road blocks on the Juapong–Accra and Sogakope–Accra main roads, disrupting the da...
EC to hand over ‘Guarantor Contractors’ to security agencies
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EC to hand over ‘Guarantor Contractors’ to security agencies

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday warned that persons who are found to be acting as ‘Guarantor Contractors’ would be handed over to the security agencies. Such an act, according to the Commission was illegal under the Constitutional Instrument (CI) 91 and that such persons would face the law. Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Express Mr Samuel Tettey, Deputy Commissioner in charge of Operations said the CI 91 states that a registered voter who was the applicant’s parent, sibling, spouse, guardian and other are the only persons who can serve as a guarantor. He said the law specifies that an applicant must be well known to the guarantor and that anything contrary to that constitutes an electoral offence punishable by law.  According to the CI 91, he said i...
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