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The Ghana Police Service and government in their quest to create enabling environment for personnel in the fight against coronavirus, has affianced Zoomlion Ghana Limited to disinfect and fumigate all police facilities across Ghana.
The Police-Zoomlion National Disinfection and Fumigation exercise was launched Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the National Police Training School, Tesano in Accra.
It would ensure the cleaning surroundings of all police training schools, police stations, barracks, markets police offices and cells in the country.
Six (6) police training schools in Accra, Kumasi, Winneba, Koforidua, Bolga and Ho, 1,249 police stations across the sixteen (16) regions are to benefit from the exercise.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Bonuah launching the exercise emphasized it has become necessitating as the country joins the world in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
The police boss expressed gratitude for the hearty loyalty between the Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Police Administration.
He observed that Zoomlion Ghana Ltd has partnered the Police Service in several clean-ups across Ghana, adding, “this is a special one, quite different from the ones that we have had previously with Zoomlion.”
IGP acknowledged the support of sister security agencies, the Ghana Health Service and other frontliners in the fight against the virus.
Mr James Oppong-Bonuah commended the efforts of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his team for steering the country through these unfortunate times, and especially ensuring that COVID-19 frontline workers are safeguarded and motivated.
He thanked the Chief Executive Officer and staff members of Zoomlion Ghana Limited for partnering the Ghana Police Service to undertake this crucial exercise.
He said, “To the personnel of the Ghana Police Service who have devoted and risked your lives to help enforce the restrictions to make sure that Ghanaians are safe, the Police Administration thanks you very much.”
He assured police personnel, especially those helping in the war against Covid-19 that appropriate measures have been put in place to support them from contracting coronavirus, and also treat any officer who may be infected in line of duty.