familiarize itself with the activities on the ground and better understand and appreciate the challenges of the officers.
The team first visited the Takordi Regional Office, Sekondi Fishing Harbour, Main Habour and the Regional Minister. They also visited Asankragwa, Dadieso, Jomorro, Enchi, Half Assini, Jaway Wharf, New Town and Elubo Border.
At a staff Durbar held at Elubo, the Board Chairman distraught at the extent of the Service deprivation as compared to the other sister security agencies describing GIS as the ‘Poor Cousins’ of the other agencies. He further lamented that the GIS cannot boast of a single office building as their own. From the National Headquarters to the Regional offices through to the Municipals and the Districts, the Service is either perching or sharing offices with other institutions.
He called on business entities to come to the aid of the Service as part of their corporate social responsibility.
Hon. Avoka commended the personnel of the Service for their attitude and optimism towards work considering the challenges they face in their line of work. He pledged the Boards support in addressing their challenges and charged the personnel to exhibit discipline, hard work, professionalism, honesty and patriotism.