The Police Service says 6,000 personnel from the service, Armed Forces, and other allied services for the swearing-in ceremony of President Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Dr. Mahamudu Bawunia on Thursday, January 7, 2020.
The ceremony will be held in Parliament.
A statement issued by the police said the deployment of the personnel is to maintain law and order.
The Police Administration has put in place security measures for the inauguration of the President-Elect of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; Vice President-Elect, His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; Speakers and Members of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic on 7th January 2021 at Accra. All VVIPs would be offered close protection as appropriate. The entire State House Complex; Accra International Conference Centre; Accra Sports Stadium and the Black Star Square would also be secured and patrolled by security personnel.
Read the full statement below