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Interior Ministry embarks on nationwide monitoring exercise for private security, stamp operators

The Ministry of the Interior as part of measures to sensitize the public on its services as well as afford opportunities to its stakeholders to streamline their operations, is embarking on a nationwide monitoring exercise with particular emphasis on Private Security Organizations, Locksmiths (Key Cutting) and Rubber Stamp and Seals Operators from Wednesday, December 20, 2023.


Accordng to the Interior Ministry the move is to conduct a nationwide monitoring exercise by officials of the Ministry in conjunction with the Ghana Police Service, is critical to ensure compliance to the Laws which constitutes the legal basis of the services rendered by the Ministry.


In a communique signed by the Acting Chief Director, Doreen P. Annan, she said "The monitoring exercise would facilitate the streamlining of operations of players within the sector and allow the Ministry gather comprehensive data to aid informed decision making"


"Also, it will provide an avenue for the Ministry to interface with new and existing clientele and the general public"

"In addition, the Ministry would be expanding its publication of Service Providers in Good Standing on its website to include the National dailies and its Social Media handles. This would go a long way to sanitize the operations of the service providers and improve the security consciousness of the general public"


The Ministry hinted that it is mandated to ensure internal security in the country.


"We remain committed to guaranteeing that there is law and order, peace and security to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive and boost the economy of Ghana"


"Accordingly, all players within the sector are advised to register or renew their licenses to regularize their operations with the Ministry to avoid sanctions"


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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