Security heightened at Ghana Airport over terror threats

Security heightened at Ghana Airport over terror threats

-Security has been heightened at the Ghana Airport following threats on a terror attack

- The security measures is to include the prevention of unauthorized persons from accessing restricted areas

Following the recent wake of terror attacks in West Africa, the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has announced the introduction of additional security measures at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA)

The measures includes screening all passengers before they enter the departure halls, restricting entry into the terminal to only the travelling public, preventing all unauthorized persons from accessing restricted areas among others.

A statement from the Management of the Company admonished all passengers to bear with them as they undertake such security checks to prevent any attack stating; “the cooperation of the traveling public and regrets any inconvenience caused.”

Meanwhile the National Security Council has issued out an alert of an imminent terror attack in Ghana stating that Ghana remains highly at risk of an attack following attacks in Ivory Coast.

“The National Security Council on the basis of briefings by the intelligence agencies and partners, has determined that there is a credible terrorists threat to all countries in the sub-region,” a statement issued by the Communications Ministry added.

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