Security agencies demonstrate Ghana’s readiness to combat terrorism


The Security Agencies and the Emergency Services in the country have conducted a Counter Terrorism simulation exercises codenamed ‘Exercise Home Shield’ within the Accra and Tema Metropolis.

The Exercise under the Ministry of National Security code named “Home Shield” was aimed at practising and harnessing the various roles and expertise of all the stakeholders in the National Counter Terrorism Effort (NCTE) and was also to test their preparedness in the event of any terrorist attacks.

The exercise participants included the Ghana Armed Forces, Ghana Police Service, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana National Fire Service, Bureau of National Investigation, National Security Council Secretariat, National Disaster Management Organisation, Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority, Financial Intelligence Centre, National Ambulance Service and Ghana Health Service.

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Source: Ghana Business News