Sekondi – Takoradi Mayor Anthony KK Sam is calling on the corporate community of the metropolis to assist government create an environment that will guarantee the safety of their business and by extension the residents. He encouraged them to set aside a percentage of their profit to help institutions like the security agencies to offer better adequate protection.
The mayor said this when he joined the Western Region Police Commander DCOP Kwesi Duku and members of the Sekondi – Takoradi Rotary Club to commission two visibility sheds for the regional police command. The gesture forms part of the club’s quest to create a safe community. The two visibility sheds have been stationed at the Edzii and Paa Grant Roundabouts. The shedss have been adorned with colors of the rotary club. It comes with a concrete slab chair and a roofing specially designed to prevent the sun ray or rain from entering the shed.
The Mayor KK Sam explained roundabouts in the metropolis are becoming no go areas during rush hours. He was however worried for police personnel who have to direct traffic in the scorching sun without any place to rest after. Western Region Police Commander DCOP Kwesi Duku was grateful to the Sekondi – Takoradi Rotary Club stressing the gesture will improve their visibility work. President of the Sekondi – Takoradi Rotary Club Richard Kojo Anim said there are plans to add more of such sheds with extra features to make the work of the police more efficient.