The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has donated a bull and an undisclosed amount of money to the Northern Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service in appreciation of their good work in maintaining peace and security during and after the 2012 elections.
Alhaji Alhassan Issahaku, Northern Regional Coordinating Director, who gave the President’s gift to the Northern Regional Police Command, said the President acknowledged the good work and professionalism that the police displayed during the elections which was conducted peacefully and without any violence.
The President assured them that he would fulfil all the promises he made to the security services in order to ensure that they conducted their mandate positively for the development and personal security of the citizens.
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He urged them to carry out their responsibilities professionally to ensure that the nation’s democracy was protected and deepened.
President John Dramani Mahama expressed gratitude and noted that the Northern Region did not experience any violence during the elections saying, “you were on top of your work and I appreciate your good work.”
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr George Tuffuor, Northern Regional Police Commander, who received the donation, commended the President for his kind gesture.
He assured the President that the police would continue to carry out their duties professionally to ensure that his vision was realised. -GNA