The Ghana United Nations Association (GUNA) has lauded President Akufo-Addo for providing 200 Toyota Camry vehicles to the Ghana Police Service (GPS) to improve on policing in the country.
The President made the donation last Friday, as part of his government’s efforts and commitment to making police patrols more mobile and getting the police everywhere when duty calls.
And the gesture, GUNA, through its Youth Secretary, Samuel Bamidele Ojo, explained, would greatly position the Service to achieve its goals, which include protecting human lives and properties, conveying suspects to and from the courts, deepen governance and culture of the institution and carry out investigations.
GUNA said the Police Service, by this, has to work hard and avoid excuses and not give the citizenry reasons to cast aspersions at them when they delay in arriving at crime scenes late, or demand complainants to hire a cab when they need to go and make an arrest.
GUNA added that as the government commits itself to helping the Police Service by tooling it, it is incumbent on the beneficiary to reciprocate the commitment by keeping the vehicles very well and shunning the canker of the lack of maintenance culture government institutions have continued to demonstrate.
Lastly, GUNA entreated the public to help the police serve them better by volunteering information in time, and cooperating with to reduce crime to its barest minimum.