The National Chairman of the opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has said his party’s next government will employ more youth into the Ghana Police Service.
He said the party’s presidential candidate, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, is committed to increasing the police to civilian ratio, adding that 40 percent of the new recruits will be women.
“President John Dramani Mahama says that I should inform you that he wants to improve the police to civilian ratio when he becomes the next president of Ghana, and for that matter for the four years that he is going to rule”-he stated.
“For every year, 2,000 additional policemen and women will be recruited”-he revealed.
“Our manifesto says out of the number of police officers who will be recruited, 40% of them will be women,”- he said.