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Boost Ghana’s economy with all year-round events; security assured – IGP to Event Organisers

The Inspector-General of Police Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has appealed to Event Organisers in the country to consider scheduling events throughout the year to boost the economy as the police are ready to ensure security for them.

According to the IGP, the Police is ready and determined to work with event organizers across the country to ensure that all matters of security relating to events are addressed comprehensively.

“We believe that events in Ghana should go beyond December because we are always ready to protect you and the patrons of your event. Tourism is a huge boost for the economy and we should try and hold major events across the country throughout the year because the police will protect you and your events,” the IGP told Event Organizers and the staff of the Ghana Tourism Authority in a meeting at the Police headquarters on Wednesday.

Dr. Akuffo Dampare further assured, “We will work with the tourism authority to establish a liaison between us and you the event organisers so we can work together and make Ghana proud”.

For his part, the Chief Executive Officer for the Ghana Tourism Authority Kwasi Agyeman said tourism operators and event organizers are grateful for the support of the Police.

“I’m overwhelmed, this is unprecedented. It never happened that we had the privilege to meet the management of the police. IGP and your team we thank you so much for the opportunity to interact with you and to share experiences that we have”.

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