Bole District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), David Azumah, says they are prepared to ensure maximum security before, during and after the December 7, elections.
Speaking to Alhassan Abdul Razack on Yagbon Radio Round Table on December 5, 2020, he assured the public of their commitment to providing adequate measures at ensuring peace ahead of the polls.
DSP Azumah said the game of politics in Ghana started from 1992 up to date and Ghana has being peaceful and that Ghanaians should not mar the beauty of democracy of which Ghana is a beacon in the African continent.
He stated that all plans are set for the election with enough security to take care of all poling stations.
The District Commander added that the police service will not allow any one to intimidate the other or prevent others from voting as far as one is a registered voter.
He also stated that there will be a stand by patrol team to handle any Pockets of violence during the election.
DSP Azumah urged the youth to refrain from violent behaviours because the law will not spare anyone if found culpable.
On vigilantism DSP Azumah said there is a law banning it and if you are caught in any form of rude act you will be investigated and put before the court.
He said we are one people in this country and should see politics as a game of ideas and not to attacks on each other.
The District Commander then urged all to support the police in this exercise as violence can not replace peace.
“We should not be refugees in another land when we have a beautiful place like Ghana”, said DSP Azumah.