The Ghana Police Service has announced that it has deployed at least 6000 security men for the swearing-in ceremony of the President and Members of Parliament-elect.
The Police in a statement chronicling the security arrangements it has made for the ceremony which will take place on 6th and 7th January, 2020 in Parliament House said security have been beefed up as part of plans to make it incident-free.
“The Police Administration has put in place security measures for the inauguration of the President-Elect of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; Vice President-Elect, His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; Speakers and Members of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic on 7th January, 2021 at Accra.
“All VVIPs would be offered close protection as appropriate. The entire State House Complex; Accra International Conference Centre; Accra Sports Stadium and the Black Star Square would also be secured and patrolled by security personnel“
Below is the full statement from the Police: