The national security agencies have met the leadership and members of the Garrison seventh day
Adventist Church to educated them on how to enhance security at the church premise and their
homes in the wake of the terrorist threat alert on the country.
Some churches have begun the process to improve security on their church premises, as well as arm
their members with personal security tips. In an interview with anfrebeats.com, after a security awareness
engagement between the ministry and leadership and members of the church, the Director of the Counter
Terrorism Unit of the National Security Ministry, COP George Asiamah( Rtd) said the engagement with the seventh
day church members are to educate and sensitize them to be aware of the threats and teach them what they
are supposed to do in case of an attack and what they can do to improve security.
He said that many churches must also be security cautious when strangers visit their churches for services
and they need to prepare for security agencies to respond in case of an attack.
COP George Asiamah added that engagement is to test church capabilities of leadership and members of the church
and urged churches to improve security in churches and worship centres over possible terrorist attacks.
The Executive Secretary of the Southern Ghana Union Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist church,
Pastor Dr. Chris Annan Nunoo stressed that,
the engagement with the national security agencies will help the church members to be security aware
where ever they find them self.
Story By: Prince Baffour Asamoah