Melcom supports police, immigration service

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Melcom Group of Companies has presented three motorbikes and some office equipment worth thousands of cedis to the Ghana Police and Immigration Service.

At a short ceremony at the Police Headquarters to present the items, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) James Oppong-Boanuh took delivery of the items and thanked Melcom for the kind gesture.

The Director of Communications at Melcom, Godwin Avenorgbo indicated that the donations form part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to mark 30 years of doing business in Ghana.

According to him, Melcom has recognized the important roles these two security agencies play when it comes to protecting the citizenry.

The Inspector-General Police on his part was grateful and promised to put the bikes into good use. Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, used the opportunity to appeal to other corporate bodies to support the Police to deliver, stressing that, “the Government alone cannot do it.”

At the Immigration, Melcom supported in setting up the Public Unit with the following items: Two desks, two swivel chairs, three seated airport chairs, and a television set. The rest are: One office cabinet, one fridge, one water dispenser, wall clock and mi fi speaker.

The Regional Commander, Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Assistant Commissioner of Ghana Immigration Service, Edith Penelope Arhin, said, in their quest to reach all the 18 Regional Commands, Metropolitan, and District office with their policies, management as part of its policy is decentralizing operations and functions to be a reflection of what is done at the national headquarters.

According to her, “it is in this regards that the Public Affairs Department has also been decentralized to all the Regional and some key Sector Commands to better disseminate information about GIS and educate the public on our activities. Hence the creation of the Public Affairs Unit at the KIA Regional Command.”

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