- Before Nana Akufo-Addo became the President in January 2017, the Ghana Police Service had a total of 458 for over 30,000 police personnel nationwide.
- As at December 2019, President Akufo-Addo has added a total of 676 vehicles to the logistics pool of the Ghana Police Service in 3 years. This brings the total available vehicles nationwide to 1,134
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, 23rd December 2019, presented 100 more vehicles to the Ghana Police Service.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony at the Police Headquarters, the President indicated that his Government believes that the most essential things for a nation are the peace and safety of its people, and its territorial integrity.
He stated that “when I came into office in January 2017, the 30,000 personnel of the Ghana Police Service had 458 serviceable vehicles. And we made the decision to expand this logistical base as quickly as possible so that the Police would be more effective.”
The President continued, “So, over these three years, including today, we have been able to bring 676 additional vehicles to the Ghana Police Service. This is my Christmas gift to you.”
He further assured that the Government will continue to mobilize whatever assistance it can to enable the Police to provide the Ghanaian people with the kind of service they deserve.
Already, Government is undertaking the rehabilitation of police stations throughout the country to standardize the infrastructure, and resources have also been allocated for police kits, protective gear and adequate quantities of other essential equipment.