Government procures 3 helicopters for Ghana Police Service

Government procures 3 helicopters for Ghana Police Service

Following the upsurge of lawlessness and acts of violence in several parts of the country, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed plans by his government to secure three helicopters for the Ghana Police Service.

According to Akufo-Addo, this provision is intended to facilitate the operations of the Ghana Police Service in curbing crime and the several acts of lawlessness in the country.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was speaking at the West Africa Security Service Association (WASSA) of the Ghana Police Service on Friday, March 22.

Government to procure 3 helicopters for Ghana Police Service

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To complement the procurement of the three helicopters, President Akufo-Addo says his government has also made plans to train a number of selected Police officers as pilots.

“Three helicopters are being procured to facilitate police operations with some selected police officers set to be trained as pilots,” the president announced.

He also touched on the several provisions his administration has made for the Ghana Police Service including the 320 vehicles which have already been provided and an addition of about 273 which is yet to be delivered.

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