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Election 2020: Security agencies prepared to protect all citizens and ballot - IGP

By Mutala Yakubu
James Oppong Boanuh
James Oppong Boanuh
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The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh says the security service is focused on protecting all citizens as well as the ballot boxes in the December polls.

The IGP disclosed this during a National route march by the security service, the National Ambulance Service and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).

Addressing the National Election Security Taskforce, Mr. Boanuh cautioned Ghanaians against acts that will compromise the security and peace of the nation.

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“We are prepared to protect all the citizens and the ballot. What we expect is for you to be professional.”

The route march which was dubbed ‘Exercise Tafia Lafia’ saw personnel from the military, the police, prison service, ambulance and the NCCE marching through some streets in Accra and other parts of the country.

The march was aimed at reassuring Ghanaians that the security services are poised to provide the needed security for peaceful elections.