• Short Summary

    GHANA'S COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, MR. B.A. YAKUBU, ATTENDED THE PASSING-OUT CEREMONY OF 124 ESCORT POLICE?

  • Description

    GHANA'S COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, MR. B.A. YAKUBU, ATTENDED THE PASSING-OUT CEREMONY OF 124 ESCORT POLICE RECRUITS AT HO ON SATURDAY (MAY 31). AFTER SPEAKING TO THE RECRUITS AND OFFICERS PRESENT, COMMISSIONER YAKUBU PRESENTED A BATON TO 24-YEAR-OLD EMMANUEL TETTEH - THE CLASSE'S BEST RECRUIT.

    IN HIS SPEECH, COMMISSIONER YAKUBU APPEALED TO ALL OLD AND NEW MEMBERS OF THE GHANA POLICE FORCE TO REMAIN CLEAR OF CORRUPT PRACTICES AND TO ALWAYS ACT IN SUCH A WAY AS TO MAINTAIN THE TRUST, CO-OPERATION AND GOODWILL OF THE PUBLIC, FOR A GOOD POLICEMAN IS NOT JUDGED BY THE NUMBER OF ARRESTS HE MAKES BUT BY THE NUMBER OF OFFENCES HE CAN PREVENT DURING THE COURSE OF HIS DUTIES. HE URGED THEM TO ALWAYS EXHIBIT A HIGH SENSE OF INTEGRITY AND LOYALTY AND REGARD THEMSELVES AS SERVANTS AND NOT AS MASTERS OF THE STATE.

    ACCOMPANIED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE VOLTA REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION, MR. BECKLEY, COMMISSIONER YAKUBU INSPECTED THE RECRUITS BEFORE THEY PUT ON A DRILL DISPLAY AND PARADE UNDER THE COMMAND OF D.S.M. GURINGA BONGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1DM2N7Q6MHMSOL5CWFCB1653D
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DM2N7Q6MHMSOL5CWFCB1653D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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