Ho, May 22, GNA - A total of 167 facilities of the Ghana Police Service in the Volta Region are being disinfected by Zoomlion Ghana Limited as part of a nationwide exercise against the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
Reverend Johnson Avuletey, Deputy Volta Regional Minister who launched the one week activity, said the crucial role played by the Police Service required that their safety was made a national priority during the pandemic.
He commended the Service's support towards the implementation of national COVID-19 preventive protocols, and assured that the Regional Coordinating Council was working assiduously to keep the Region safe.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Oduro Kwarteng, Volta Regional Police Commander, said the exercise would disinfect 59 police stations and 108 other facilities including accommodation quarters.
He urged the public to help the Service effectively deliver in the fight against the pandemic towards the return of public life to normalcy within the shortest possible time.
Mr Solomon Denyo, General Manager of Zoomlion in the Volta Region, said a workforce of 500 had been engaged for the exercise, and appealed to benevolent organizations and individuals to help sanitize high risk public avenues.