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Ghana’s anti-terrorism unit gets ready to test how prepared the country is for terrorist attacks

The drill will involve security agencies and the emergency services including the Ghana Armed Forces, Police Service, Immigration Service, National Security Council, Ghana Health Service, National Ambulance Service, and others.

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In a statement issued by the Director of Counter-Terrorism, COP George Asiamah (Rtd), the drill will involve security agencies and the emergency services including the Ghana Armed Forces, Police Service, Immigration Service, National Security Council, Ghana Health Service, National Ambulance Service, and others.

The drill has been codenamed “Exercise Home Shield”.

The objective of the Exercise Home Shield is to harness the respective roles and expertise of all the stakeholders in the wake of increased threat of terrorism in the ECOWAS sub-region.

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The statement which was signed on behalf of the Minister of National Security said the members of the general public should not to panic if they witness any unusual security activity in their area.

Read the full statement below:

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