Ivory Coast attacks: Ghana police tightens security

Ivory Coast attacks: Ghana police tightens security

- The Ghana police has heightened security following recent terrorist attacks in Ivory Coast

- Director of Operations, COP Yehonu has charged Ghanaians not to panic

- Terrorist group, Al Queeda has claimed responsibility for attacks on Ivory Coast 

Ivory Coast attacks: Ghana police tightens security

Director in charge of Operations at the Ghana Police Service, COP Christian Tetteh Yehonu

Following attacks on Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast by terrorist groups, Director in charge of Operations at the Ghana Police Service, COP Christian Tetteh Yehonu says security arrangements in Ghana has been heightened.

In a media interview, COP Yehonu assured Ghanaians not to panic over the attacts and that the security personnel was putting in place the needed security arrangements to forestall any attack on Ghanaian soil.

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"I don't think anybody should be scared at all, when something happens like this it also heightens our security arrangement," he stated.

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Sunday's terrorist attacks in Ivory Coast which killed about 16 civilians including a security personnel has been linked to terrorist group, Al-Queeda of the Islamic Magreb. So far, the attack by the terrorist group has has attracted severe condemnation from world leaders as President Mahama has described the development as 'despicable.'

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