Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia inaugurated Ghana Immigration Service Academy built by the Akufo-Addo led government in at Assin Foso in the Central Region.
In 25th October 2017, President Akufo-Addo promise Ghana Immigration Service Academy to construct structures and renovate their facilities to upgrade it to an International Academy for the sub-region.
Dr. Bawumia delivered the speech on behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Graduation Parade for the 11th Cadet Intake at Assin Foso on Monday, 29th April 2019.
“Today, history has been made again. We have commissioned, a 221-capacity hostel facility and a 300-capacity lecture hall for the Immigration Academy. The training school has also been upgraded with a 280 capacity hostel as you have all witnessed today.
“Ladies and Gentlemen, when the President promises, he delivers! Kindly join me to commission a modern drill square – ‘The Academy Square,’ where we are now,” he declared to loud cheers from the graduands.
He further stressed the President Akufo-Addo led government is committed to providing efficient logistics to improve the quality of work by the Ghana Immigration Service Academy.
“Government is determined to rid the country of all types of crimes. To this end, the President has resolved to resource all the security services to enable them enforce the law. Recently, government provided vehicles and other facilities to the Ghana Armed Forces and the Police Service. Government has also procured 150 high-performance vehicles to support the operations of the Ghana Immigration Service.
“Let me indicate that the Government will not be complacent in the security management of the country. We are alert and working to ensure that citizens, indeed all of us, are safe and continue to go about our activities without fear. Government is thus committed to ensure the full implementation of the Immigration Service Act, 2016 (Act 908) which is aimed at injecting more efficiency and effectiveness into the Service” Vice President Bawumia stated.
By : Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdomfmonline.com / Ghana / 2019 /Twitter:@obeng_governor /Richardobengbediako@gmail.com