Development goes in tandem with peaceful environment. It is therefore imperative the Assembly outlined plans to ameliorate any impending issue within the District. Being one of the most peaceful districts in the nation, issues of land litigation has been on the quite within the district since lands are owned mostly by families. There was a chieftaincy issue at Wusuta on clan from which paramount chief be choose from but was resolved by the Ministry of chieftaincy. Due to increase abuse of substance among the youth, one robbery case was witnessed with sporadic gunshots at Puma Filling station at Vakpo. The professionalism of the Police came to bear as some suspects were apprehended.
The issue of nomadic herdsmen (Fulani) has been a major worry in some communities such as Botoku, Tsrukpe and parts of Vakpo within the District. However, District Security Council (DISEC) which is the body mandated for security situations has been up to task. Concerted effort made by DISEC to regulate and streamline their activities is to regularize those nomadic herdsmen stay in the District due to their long stay for peaceful co-existence with bond of good behavior.
The major security service institutions in the district are the Ghana Police Service, Ghana National Fire Service, and Bureau of National Investigation
The District has a police command with its Headquarters at Anfoega. It exercises over sight responsibility from Anfoega, Vakpo, Golokuati and Have. The District has two main stations in Vakpo and Anfoega. The facilities at Anfoega station is not the best and therefore need to be given the necessary attention to enhance the operations of the personnel at the station. It is worth noting that, the Anfoega station is located in a private premise.
The Service has staff strength of ten (10) Personnel comprising of two (2) Chief Inspectors, four (4) Corporals and four (4) Constables.
The major problems facing the Security Services in the district are dilapidated office space, inadequate staff, inadequate office facilities and equipment and staff accommodation. Most of the security men live in rented premises creating security problem to the service men. However, there is construction of District Police Headquarters in Anfoega and is about 90% complete which will provide officers with the right environment to work.
The current police to citizen ratio is 1:3992 as against a standard ratio of 1:1000. This exerts pressure on the existing Personnel of the service.
Fire Service The District has a Fire Service in the premises of the Assembly with a fire tender. The total staff strength is twelve (12) that operate in the District.
Bureau of National Investigation The sole responsibility of the unit in the District is intelligence gathering.
Date Created : 4/4/2023 6:25:42 AM