The Minority Caucus in parliament is accusing the ruling government of an ongoing secret recruitment of personnels into the security agencies under the Ministry of Interior.
The statement signed by James Agalga, MP, Builsa North and Ranking Member Of Defence And Interior Committee Of Parliament to the president, Akuffo Addo states that, he should institute measures to root out cronyism and nepotism with respect to recruitment into the security agencies.
In a press release to the media, the minority caucus indicated that, ‘’Just as the recruitment of personnel into the Police Service in 2018 was characterized by outright nepotism and procedural breaches, the recruitment exercise which is currently ongoing is to say the least fraudulent.
Adding, in 2019, there has been no advertisement whatsoever for recruitment into the Police Service which consequently, no applications have been received or processed in the e-recruitment portal of the Police Service which can be accessed online and yet, certain individuals have been invited and are being taken through medical screening for purposes of getting them recruited.’’
This activity according to the Minority Caucus is contradictory to the promise made by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in their manifesto to review and restructure recruitment into our police service to stamp out the fraud and cronyism that have been introduced into this process by the Mahama led NDC government.
Story by: Ahiable Alfred Brown