In a short statement released the information ministry, the government of Ghana is set to install 7000 security cameras nationwide to ensure the security of the citizenry.
“The Akufo-Addo administration as part of it’s policy to ensure the security and safety of the citizenry, through the National Security Ministry is embarking on an aggressive installation of closed circuit televisions (cCTV) cameras.” the statement reads.
Those residing in urban areas in Accra can testify to the fact that, the installation has already began with few of the poles mounted at vantage points in the city.
According to the release, “the installation which will be a nationwide exercise is necessary in order to keep a tab on marauding criminals and various traffic offences”.
Read the full statement below.