POLICE PERSONNEL in Tema will soon have an official clinic to cater for their health needs after the construction of an ultra-modern clinic at Community 2, Tema.
The facility comprises of female, male and children's wards and consulting rooms at estimated at the cost of GH ¢ 500, 000.
It is expected to serve the health needs of the police officers, their families as well as other residents.
Speaking at the sod-cutting ceremony for the clinic, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Beatrice Zaakpa Vib-Sanziri, the outgoing regional police commander of Tema, said the construction of the clinic would transform the region and protect its vital information.
She was hopeful that with the construction of the clinic, the health challenges of the police within the community would be met.
DCOP Vib-Sanziri called on corporate organisations and individuals to come to the aid of the police for the completion of the clinic for officers in the Tema region.
On his part, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema East, Daniel Nii Kwetei Titus-Glover, who pledged 400 bags of cement for the construction of the clinic, commended the Tema Regional Police Command for drastically reducing crime within the metropolis.
Mr Titus-Glover called on DCOP Vib-Sanziri and her command to intensify patrols at Tema Newtown and its environs.
He promised to provide motorbikes to aid police patrols in Tema East Constituency, especially at Acheampong village where a staff of GPHA was recently killed by armed robbers in his residence.
Isaac Ashai Odamtten, Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of Tema, who was the special guest, pledged support for the construction of the facility to cater for the health needs of police personnel in metropolis.
He urged police personnel in Tema to continue to provide security for vital installations within the metropolis against criminals.
From Vincent Kubi, Tema