Some 6,000 security personnel will be deployed to provide protection at the swearing-in ceremony of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Vice President, scheduled to take place in Parliament on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
The security personnel will be expected to secure and patrol the entire State House Complex, Accra International Conference Centre, Accra Sports Stadium, and the Black Star Square on the day.
In a statement, the Ghana Police Service said the security personnel that will be deployed for protection will include its officers and others from the Ghana Armed Forces and allied agencies.
The inauguration is without recourse and prejudice to the Supreme Court hearing of a petition against the President-elect filed by the presidential candidate former President John Dramani Mahama.
Akufo-Addo was successfully re-elected as President after garnering over 6.7 million votes in the December 7 polls.
He polled 51.302% of the votes while Mahama had 47.359%.