[ 2012-05-27 ]
Police will go about their duties in a professional and efficient manner
Ashaiman (GAR), May 27, GNA – Chief Superintendent
David Eklu, Ashaiman Divisional Police Commander
has pledged the determination of the Police to go
about their duties in a professional and efficient
manner to ensure peace and stability during
Chief Supt Eklu who made the pledge at a meeting
with representatives of the various political
parties and other stakeholders in the General
Election in the Municipality said the Police would
count strongly on their support and cooperation to
bring about the desire peace and stability in the
He pointed out that in executing their
professional duties and ethics the Police would
continue to remain neutral in dealing with the
electorate and would not favour any political
party against the other.
“We will provide a level playing field for all
political parties,” he stressed.
The Divisional Commander said the Public Order Act
was still in force and therefore, asked the
political parties to submit their calendar of
events to his outfit for study and advice before
the start of the electioneering.
He assured the political parties in the
Municipality that the Police would do all in their
power to give them protection and security as they
carry on with their campaign.
Chief Supt Eklu however warned them to guard
against the use of intemperate language in their
campaign since it had the potential of creating
tension and violence.
He urged ethnic heads to organise the youth and
educate them on the need to be civil during the
campaign period since the Police would not
tolerate anyone who would cause havoc during the
Chief Supt Thomas Tindow, Ashaiman District Police
Commander and Supt William Daah, Ashaiman
Divisional Crime Officer advised the electorate
not to do anything that would bring political
violence in the December General Election.
Source - GNA
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