I'll make the Ghana Police the best in Africa by 2020 - IGP Asante Apeatu

I'll make the Ghana Police the best in Africa by 2020 - IGP Asante Apeatu

- IGP David Asante Apeatu says he wants the Ghana Police Service to become the best in Africa by 2020

- He says he knows the importance of a robust and well equipped Public Affairs Department (PAD)

- He was speaking at the beginning of a four day workshop for 18 members of the police service's PAD

Ghana's current Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. David Asante-Apeatu, says he intends to transform the Ghana Police Service to Arica's number one Policing force by the year 2020.

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I'll make the Ghana Police the best in Africa by 2020 - IGP Asante Apeatu

Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu

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Speaking at the beginning of a four-day training and workshop for members of the Ghana Police Service's Public Affairs Department (PAD), IGP David Asante Apeatu related that under his stewardship the service was embarked on an ambitious overhaul that aimed to leave the service as one of the best in Africa.

According to the IGP, this transformation aims at making the Ghana Police Service capable of redering world class service "up to standard of international best practice".

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‘’In doing this, our goal is to position the Ghana Police Service in the world and a leading one in Africa by 2020," said IGP David Asante Apeatu.

The four-day workshop organized for the police service's Public Affairs Department saw the participation of 18 police personnel from 11 regions come together to learn various ways of effectively carrying out their mandates as the police service's mouth pieces.

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IGP Apeatu-Asante said his police administration acknowledged the importance and strategic role of the Public Affairs Department of the Ghana Police Service. He stated that his police administration recognized that proper and effective communication is a good way to both reach out to Ghanaians, but also acquire their opinions for the service's leadership.

"...one Directorate that I will want to see empowered, well-resourced and professionalized; it is the Public Affairs Directorate." Said the Inspector General of Police.

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