Ghana Police Service to embark on ‘confidence-building march’

The Ghana Police Service is set to embark on a march on the streets of Accra on Monday, September 21, 2020.

The move, according to the Service, is aimed at assuring the general public of its readiness to maintain law and order in the December 2020 elections.

In a press statement dated September 20, 2020, the Service indicated that, they will seize the opportunity to “display Police resources like ambulances, trained dogs, and amoured vehicles.”

The release was signed by the Superintendent of Police, Mrs. Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman

The parade will kick start at exactly 6:00 am, and will see the personnel from the service set off from the National Police Headquarters on the Ring Road, through the highways or streets from Ako Adjei Interchange to the 37 Military Hospital.

From there, the force will head towards Obasanjo Highway, Kawukidi Roundabout, Accra Girls’ Senior Secondary School and Pig Farm, Kotobabi.

Other routes for the exercise include Accra New Town, Nima, Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Kojo Thompson Road, Liberation Road, La Teshie Road, Danquah Circle, and then back to the National Police Headquarters, where it is expected to end.

According to the Police administration Officers from the Motor Transport and Traffic Department will be employed to manage traffic in these areas and therefore entreated the public to cooperate.

Below is the full release from the service

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