WATCH: “IGP Has Put In Place Mechanisms To Curb Election Violence” – SP Kofi Sarpong
The Superintendent of Police (SP), Kofi Sarpong has hinted that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has put in place some mechanisms to curb violence before, during, and after the December polls.
According to him, the December polls can alone become peaceful if the populace exhibit good behavior and observe the election process in peace.
In an exclusive interview with ThinkNews Online, SP Kofi Sarpong said “The IGP has put in place mechanisms to curb these violence and other things”
He added that the populace should try and understand each other adding, the outcome of voting is creating job for some leaders.
Speaking on the number of security personnel set to be deployed to the various centers across the country, he said “Yes, for now, that is what we have and let’s make us of what we have and per the strategies put in place, I believe things will go on well, likewise what we have done with other sister security agencies so that we have a peaceful election”
He cautioned deviant citizens not to go to the polling station(s) with a weapon or notion of going to pick the ballot box adding, they will show no mercy to such rascals.
Superintendent of Police (SP), Kofi Sarpong said “To the security services, there have been lots of briefings and I believe things will go on as we have prepared to be professionals. We entreat the general public to go to the polling station. The exercise is simple. Go join the queue, use your thumb, vote for whomever you want, and when you are done, leave the scene”
Watch interview below:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith