Robberies & Crimes: Pray For Our Security Services - Allotey Jacobs Charges Ghanaians

Social Commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs has called on Ghanaians to offer prayers for security officers in the country.

In recent times, Ghanaians have been thrown into a state of fear due to the consistent crime occurences in the nation.

There's been series of killings in some places across the nation, mainly in the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions.

Reports on armed robberies and daylight shooting have dominated the media.

On Monday, June 14, a Police officer named Emmanuel Osei was gruesomely murdered by armed robbers in a vicinity at Jamestown, Accra, while protecting a bullion van.

The driver of the van sustained gunshot injuries while two other women on the vehicle escaped unhurt.

A trader was also killed by the robbers.

Another recent case is the murder of wife of an aide to the Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) boss, Dr. K.K Sarpong, in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.

The deceased, Benedicta Pokua Sarpong, was reportedly shot through the right window of her vehicle at the Airport Roundabout on Sunday, June 13, 2021.

Aside these crimes is also reports of terrorist attacks in the Sahel region countries, particularly Burkina Faso.

Speaking on Peace FM's 'Kokrokoo', Allotey Jacobs was concerned about the welfare and life of the security personnel.

He stressed; "We need to pray for our scurity services, particularly our soldier brothers and sisters, those in the Police and Immigration Service."

He also called on the government to well-equip the security agencies to fortify them against criminal and potential terrorist attacks.

''The government's attention should be on the Immigraton Service because of what is happening in the sahel region. They need to be well-trained. They need military accoutrement. They need whatever should in a way help and make them strong on their feet.''