The Inspector-General of Ghana Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, early this morning arrived in Tamale in the Northern Region to visit three Police officers who were critically injured in a fatal accident yesterday evening, 21st October, 2021, on the Walewale-Bolgatanga road.
Police announced on Thursday that an accident involving five members of the Anti-robbery squad who were responding to an emergency on that stretch, has claimed the lives of two of them.
Meanwhile processes are underway to airlift the three injured officers to Accra for further treatment, the members of the Police Management Board have also visited the families of the two officers who passed on to commiserate with them.
“The Police Administration wishes to thank the Ghana Armed Forces, particularly, the Chief of Defense Staff, Vice Admiral Seth Amoama and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Frank Hanson, for their collaborative efforts in airlifting the injured personnel” Police said in a statement this Friday.
“We are especially grateful to The Northern Regional Police Commander, COP/Mr. Timothy Yoosa Bonga, the doctors and staff of the Tamale Teaching Hospital and the Walewale Government Hospital their dedication and for care for our injured colleagues. We would like to thank the general public for their prayers and support.”