- Thousands of people are expected to attend the event in the Central Regional capital
- About 1250 security personnel have been deployed to ensure a successful event
The national delegates conference of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to be held in the Central Region will have a total of 1,250 security personnel deployed to ensure order.
This was confirmed by the Cape Coast Regional Police Command, DSP Ampah Bennin, at a media briefing on Thursday.
He disclosed that “the Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Police Command” will put together a team of security personnel to cover the assignment.
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According to him, this is meant to ensure that all delegates are well protected throughout the conference.
DSP Bennin added that the security personnel will cover “all the residences provided for the delegates and these are the Adisadel College, Mfanstipim School, Ghana National College, Aggrey Memorial, Holy Child School and the security personnel themselves shall be housed at the University Practice Secondary School. We are covering every single hotel right down from Mankessim to Elmina, whether delegates stay there or not.”
Cape Coast will be venue when the NPP hosts its first delegates conference since winning power in the 2016 elections.
The aim of the conference is to review the report of the Opoku Adusei Committee, which was set up to access the performance of the party during the last elections and also to provide strategies for the next elections in 2020.