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SECURITY

The general security situation in the Municipality peaceful, calm and stable that is necessary to attract any form of investment. Mostly, factors such as land litigation, chieftaincy disputes, armed robbery, communal violent and other serious crimes are virtually absent in the Municipality and if there is any, it is very minimal and does not affect the peace, unity and stability of the Municipality. Even though the Municipality has three paramountcies, they co-exist peaceful without any serious dispute. The people general are peaceful. The Municipality has security agencies and institutions such as the Police, BNI, Immigration, CHRAJ, Circuit and Magistrate Courts to deal with any form of crime or dispute to ensure law and order.

Peace and stability emanate from a well-co-ordinated and effective security apparatus in every society. The Municipality is fortunate to have access to the Police service, Immigration Service and BNI whose mandate are to enforce peace and order in a democratic dispensation. The Municipality is fortunate to have a District Circuit and Magistrate Court at Bibiani which helps to administer justice to the people to ensure peace, order and security. This favourable and encouraging security environment in the district promotes good governance and for that matter development.

 

Police Service

The Municipality has its District Command with a District Police Commander stationed at the police headquarters, Bibiani. There are five Police Stations and three Police Barriers in the Municipality. The stations lack decent offices and residential accommodation for stationed officers. Additionally, inadequate staff is one major problem that has bedevilled the police administration over the years in the Municipality.

Other Security Agencies

Immigration and BNI are stationed in the Municipality to enhance general.

 

Judicial Service

The Municipality has Circuit and Magistrate Courts which are all established at Bibiani presided over by qualified judges. The presence of the courts has brought justice and so much relief to the people. Hitherto, cases had to be sent to Sefwi Wiawso for redress.


Date Created : 11/19/2017 4:06:46 AM