Police receive 64 new vehicles from government

Police receive 64 new vehicles from government

- Government has handed over 64 more vehicles to the Ghana Police Service

- This is the third batch of vehicles to be handed over to the police since the assumption of office of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

The Ghana Police Service have been given over 64 new vehicles to improve on its operational capability.

The vehicles were presented by the Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery at a short ceremony in Accra.

The new vehicles include 20 Toyota Landcruisers, 19 Toyota Hilux pick-ups and 25 Toyota Corolla saloon cars.

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The new fleet of vehicles brings to 264 the number of vehicles given to the Ghana Police Service in two years.

Ambrose Dery during the presentation to the police said, government is retooling the service to enable them perform their duties efficiently and effectively.

He opined that government could not wait for the arrival of all the consignment of vehicles earmarked for the service before handing them over but would do so as and when they arrived, since the service was in dire need of vehicles.

On his part, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante-Apeatu said the service will put to good use the vehicles.

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He also expressed his appreciation fo the government for showing commitment in retooling the police.

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