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General News Tue, 30 Apr 2019

Bawumia commissions hostel facility for Immigration training academy

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has commissioned a 221-capacity hostel facility, a 300-capacity lecture hall and a hostel for the Ghana Immigration Service training Academy at Assin Fosu in the Central Region.

According to Dr. Bawumia, the government led by President Nana Akufo-Addo pledged in October 2017 to upgrade the Ghana Immigration Service training academy.

“On behalf of President Nana Akufo-Addo, commissioned a 221-capacity hostel facility, a 300-capacity lecture hall, a 280 capacity hostel for the training school, as well as a modern drill square for the Ghana Immigration Service Academy at Assin Fosu in the Central Region, in fulfillment of his promise to revamp the Academy."

“President Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to revamp the structures of the school to upgrade it to an International Academy for the sub-region, when he reviewed the Graduation Parade of the 9th Cadet Intake on 25th October 2017.”

Dr. Bawumia explained that the provision of logistics will be done for other state security agencies.

“Government has also procured 150 high-performance vehicles to support the operations of the Ghana Immigration Service. The revamping & upgrading of the Academy, as well as the provision of essential logistics for not just the Immigration Service but all other security agencies, form part of a holistic national effort to improve upon their human capital & enhance their delivery and effectiveness.”

The over 300 graduating officer cadets have been given professional and paramilitary training, classroom and practical lessons in immigration laws, practices and procedures in intelligence gathering.

Source: citinewsroom.com
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