News Desk Report
A ground breaking event has been held to commence the construction of an ultra-modern office complex for the Formed Police Unit (FPU) and the International Relations Directorate of the Ghana Police Service.
The Minister for the Interior and Member of Parliament for Nandom – Ambrose Dery, who represented the Vice President and Chairman of the Police Council – His Excellency Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, cut the sod on Thursday, 20th August 2020, at the FPU Headquarters, Tesano, Accra.
Minister Dery stated that Ghana has been among the top ten troops contributing countries, in terms of personnel to Peace Support Operations (PSO) over the decades and the FPU, based on best practices of the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has contributed immensely to national and global peace.
The Interior Minister then urged the contractors to meet the timeline set for the completion of the project, to fully benefit the intended purpose, as he further assured the Police Service of Government’s commitment to equip and maintain the Service, to enable the delivery of its mandate of maintaining law and order.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) – Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, in welcoming the gathering, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the government of Ghana for the improved resources it continues to provide the Police service.