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Security officers threaten to boycott policing on December 7

Security officers threaten to boycott policing on December 7

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Some security officers in Tamale Central in the Northern Region have threatened to boycott their election duties on December 7 if they are not allowed to vote in Thursday’s special voting exercise. At least 30 officers, including the Northern Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ken Yeboah, have had their names missing from the voters’ register for the constituency.    Although their names were included in the provisional list released by the Electoral Commission, they were told Thursday morning that their names were missing from the master list being used by the electoral officials. TV3 correspondent, Zubaida Ismail reports that the affected officers say they will abandon their duty post on election day, and travel to their original constituencies cast their vote because they c
NPP assures Security Officers of Support

NPP assures Security Officers of Support

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The New Patriotic Party has given a firm assurance to the security services that the next government, under Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will not victimize them based on their perceived political affiliations, tribes or faith.   The party has also assured that it is not in any way going to use transfers and reassignments “as tools of coercion or instruments of punishment for security officers.”   The assurance was contained in a statement, signed by the party’s Acting General Secretary, John Boadu, seeking to point out to members of the security agencies, who are taking part in today’s Special Voting Exercise, that the NPP with Nana Akufo-Addo as President presents a better opportunity for them.   The NPP expressed belief in the ability of the security services