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2020 Polls: We’ll Treat Unidentified Operatives As ‘Criminals’ – Sam George

The NDC Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Samuel Nartey George has served notice tounidentified security operatives, states they will not be entertained in the constituency on election day.

According to the MP, only security personnel recognized by the election security taskforce will be welcomed during the 2020 polls.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr.James Oppong-Boanuh, who is the chairman of the joint elections security taskforce, has announced only uniformed security personnel will be deployed on elections day to polling stations.

Per the arrangements, members of the military will only embark on patrol duties and will not be stationed at polling stations.

The IGP told Parliament personnels will be drawn from the Ghana Police Service, Ambulance Service, Prisons Service and Ghana National Fire Service, Ghana Armed Forces and the Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority.

The IGP further announced the personnels will be in their respective uniforms during their operations.

Speaking to the media after a mammoth walk in memory of the late founder of the NDC Jerry John Rawlings, Sam George aside personnel from the institutions stated above any national security operative who dares step in the constituency will be treated as criminal and dealt with accordingly.

“I’m using this to send a warning to the chief vigilante, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and to his Minister of National Security and the IGP and the Chief of Defence Staff and the Minister for the Interior, we will only accept official policemen in police uniform.”

“Anybody from national security who appears here in a uniform other than the police uniform, we will treat them as criminals and we will rise up in defence of the Constitution,” he warned.

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