Ex-convicts have been charged to be good ambassadors by volunteering information to the Ghana Police Service in order to nib crime in the bud.
The Chairman of the Council of Patrons for the Cape Coast North constituency of the ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP), Mr. Horace Ekow Ewusi has charged advised them to be informants to the Ghana Police Service by supporting the police in combating crime by volunteering vital information.
“Policing and combating crime is a shared responsibility between the police and the general public because the police rely on intelligence and information from the public on the ground for appropriate action to achieve desired results” Mr. Ekow Ewusi observed.
He gave the advice during a visit by the Cape Coast North constituency executives led by Chairman Stephen Kojo Arhin to the Abura Police Station to donate logistics to the police officers as part his contribution to ensure adequate security in the area.
Mr. Ekow Ewusi who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Ekow Ewusi foundation pledged to provide a vehicle to the Abura Police Station by the end of April this year to assist them combat crime in the constituency.
He promised to continue to make himself available to support crime fight in Cape Coast North constituency.
Mr. Ekow Ewusi also moved the team to Duakor a suburb of Cape Coast North constituency to donate out numbers of sewing machines and hair dryers to the to some residents in order to empower them.
He promised to reconstruct their collapsed bridge to concrete steel bridge and name it after the Chief of Duakor, Torgbui Ayivi II.
The Central Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr. Victor Adusah-Poku who received the items expressed appreciation to Ekow Ewusi and his team.
He revealed that some residents have complained of burglary at their homes especially when they leave for work and strongly believed that Ekow Ewusi’s vehicle promised will help the police personnel to patrol the area when workers leave for work.