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Security Services Take Over Streets in Koforidua Ahead of Dec. 7 Polls



Security Services comprising the Police Service; the Armed Forces; Prisons Service; National Fire Service; Immigration Service; Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority; the National Intelligence Bureau; together with the National Ambulance Service and the National Commission for Civic Education will this morning hit the streets of Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital to embark on peace march ahead of the 2020 elections.

According to the Acting Public Relations Officer of the  Eastern Regional Police Command, Sargeant Francis Gomado, the march with code name Tafia Lafiya (Peace March) is being conducted simultaneously across the regions in Ghana from 6:0am to midday.
The Police Administration says the march is to reassure the public that the Security Services is prepared to provide the needed security for peaceful elections, to encourage public support for peace – rally round the Ghana flag, and to show force to potential trouble makers.
Areas earmarked for the march include all the capital cities of all regions of Ghana. In the Greater Accra region, for instance, the parade will move on the following routes:
Route 1: Indece Square – Liberation Rd. – 37 – N1 – Weija – Kasoa – Oboom Road – Amasaman – Sowutuom – N1 – 37 Giffard Road;
Route 2: Indece Sq – Ako Adjei Int – Circle – Tesano –Achimota – Pokuase – Nsawam – Amasaman – Aburi – Frafraha – Madina – Legon;
Route 3: Indece Sq – Osu – La – Nungua – Lashibi – Sakumono – Comm19 – Spintex Road – Tetteh Quarshie  –East Legon – Adjiriganor – Ashaley Botwe:
Route 4: Indece Sq – Accra Central – James Town – Agbogbloshie – Korle Bu – Saprobic – Dansoman – Kaneshie – Circle – Nima – Adabraka; and
Route 5: Tema areas: Michel Camp – Gbetsele – Afienya –Dahwenya – Tsopoli – Ningo – Prampram – Kpone – Tema – New Town – Ashaiman.
Due to the march, there will be vehicular traffic and diversions on streets of the areas earmarked, at certain times of the morning. However, security personnel will be deployed to manage the traffic and diversions. Members of the public are encouraged to cooperate. They can also wave their miniature Ghana National Flag tomorrow in support of the peace march and support of peace.
Source: Mybrytfmonline/Obed Ansah

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