The Ghana Police Service has identified 6,1 78 flashpoints across the 16 regions where potential electoral violence could occur before or after the December 7 elections.
These flashpoints are concentrated in the Greater Accra and the Ashanti regions which are the most densely populated regions.
But to ensure security and a peaceful election 52, 794 joint security will be handling the election process across more than 38,000 polling centres, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, disclosed at a press conference on Wednesday, November 4.
They are drawn from the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana Armed Forces, Customs Division and the Ghana Immigration Service. Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) will also be involved.
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