- The Ghana National Security has intensified surveillance along Ghana's border with Burkina Faso in preparation for an imminent terror attack
- Bawku Divisional Police Commander has revealed that the possibility of any terror attack along the border has been minimized following the provision of logistics to security personnel there
The National Security has intensified terror surveillance along the Ghana-Burkina Faso border following confirmed reports of imminent terror attacks in the West African sub-region.
Bawku Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Tefutor Kaledzi has revealed that the total number of security personell deployed along the border has been increased and that risks of a terror alert remains slim. He has also stated that the requisite logistics to aid in surveillance has been supplied all security posts in the case of any emergency.
“We’ve also augmented our number, the number of police officers and military officers around the borders so as at now there is no threat and we are hoping that the citizens along the border will cooperate with us and report any suspicious character to us, e are sufficient to be able to handle any attack or any insurgence that will occur at the border,” he stated.
The preparations made so far by the Ghana National Security follows recent terror attacks in Ivory Coast which is feared to have killed over 15 civilians.