COVID-19 COMMUNITY SPREAD IN GHANA

COVID-19 COMMUNITY SPREAD IN GHANA Review existing protocols with immediate effect   The BPS wishes to add its voice to calls on Government by civil society organizations and other professional bodies to review existing COVID-19 restrictions on mass gatherings and assemblies with immediate effect. Following recent developments in other parts of the world regarding variants…

GHANA MUST GET AHEAD OF COVID-19

Having keenly followed events in the last couple of days regarding the State’s effort to contain the nCov-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Public Safety expresses deep concern that if the President and the Response Team do not take further bold and radical steps, all the good efforts applied will come to nought and eventually our…

COVID-19 RESPONSE: LOCKDOWN NOW not later.

The Bureau of Public Safety have taken notice of and commend earlier and further measures announced by the President and the COVID-19 Response Committee. However, having followed developments and data from other countries in Africa and the rest of the world, the Bureau of Public Safety is of a firm conviction that unless Government take…

COVID-19: The more information the better

The Bureau of Public Safety wish to call on the Heath and Information Ministers to immediately convene another press briefing session and disclose further and better particulars about the two confirmed imported cases of COVID-19. The Ghanaian public, and indeed suspected persons at risk deserve to know the following: 1. Were the two persons picked…

POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY, ALL TIME LOW

POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY, ALL TIME LOW The Bureau of Public Safety has followed events unfolding in Sogakope, since Sunday 29th February, 2020, of citizens’ unrest in protest of a police alleged [delayed) action in the wake of a murder of an influential assembly man. While the Bureau largely condemns vandalization of property and the violent attacks…

INTERIOR MINISTER AND IGP MUST BE CALLED TO ORDER

The Bureau of Public Safety is calling on the Police Council, chaired by the Vice President of the Republic, and the Parliamentary Select Committee on Defense and Interior to immediately intervene and halt an announced adhoc measure by the Interior Minister and the IGP, to immediately arm all personnel of the Motor Traffic and Transport…

BPS POSITS: ABDUCTION AND TORTURE OF MODERN GHANA PORTAL STAFF

The Bureau of Public Safety is shocked by media reports of National Security Operatives wrongfully arresting and allegedly subjecting one Mr. Emmanuel Ajafor Abugri, an online editor of ModernGhana portal and another individual to degrading, cruel and inhuman acts amounting to torture. Having ratified the United Nation’s Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and…