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Gov't will ensure peaceful elections in 2020 - Ken Ofori Atta

By Wendy Amarteifio
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2020 budget : Gov't will ensure peaceful elections - Ken Ofori Atta

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has announced that government is putting in place measures ensure peace and security before, during and after the 2020 general elections.

According to him, the government has commenced the establishment of seventy(70) operational centres to improve community policing to ensure efficient service delivery. 

Speaking on the floor of Parliament, today November 13 2019, the Finance Minister indicated the government's commitment to ensuring a peaceful election in the coming year(2020)

''Mr Speaker, in order to ensure the country enjoys peace especially before and after the 2020 elections the Ghana Police Service will commence the construction of 70 prefabricated operational centres to improve community policing and provide additional accommodation, operational vehicles, equipment and other logistics/facilities, to ensure efficient service delivery''.

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Mr Ofori Atta added that the Police Service will intensify activities to minimize the incidence of crime particularly, violent crimes, through increase in frontline Police and intelligence gathering.

It will be achieved by increasing day and night patrols on major highways, commercial and residential suburbs of cities across the country and will intensify public awareness and education on crime prevention.

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