Parliament probes security agencies over terror attacks

Parliament probes security agencies over terror attacks

-Select Committee on Defense and Interior is to summon all security agencies over the state of Ghana's security against imminent terrorist attacks

- The summons follows recent attacks on Ivory Coast which has claimed the lives of 16 civilians

Parliament probes security agencies over terror attacks

Chairman of the Select Committee on Defense, Fritz Baffuor

Parliament's Select Committee on Defense and Interior has summoned all security agencies to brief the house on measures being put in place to keep Ghana safe from terrorist attacks.

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The summons which follows recent terrorist attacks on civilians is also expected to see the committee implement specific measures to keep the boarders of Ghana safe especially when the November polls draws near.

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The attacks on Ivory Coast, which has been linked to terrorist group, Al Queeda, is feared to have claimed the lives of 16 persons including a security personnel. Also on January 15, 2016, gunmen armed with heavy weapons attacked the Cappuccino Restaurant in Splendid Hotel in the heart of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso killing 30 with at least 56 injured.

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