Melcom Group of Companies support two Security Services

Patience Gbeze, GNA

Accra, Aug. 14, GNA
– Melcom Group of Companies, as part of its 30 years of successful business in
Ghana, has supported two Security Services with various office furniture,
equipment and motor bikes to enhance security delivery in the country.  

The Ghana Police
Service received three motor bikes while the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS)
also received a Portable Mi-FI Speaker, Water Dispenser, Double Door
Refrigerator, 32 inches Digital Satellite Television Set, two Swivel Chairs, an
Office Cabinet, two Office Desks, two Wall Clocks and 3- in-1 seated Airport

The donations formed
part of the Melcom’s social corporate responsibility as well as to lend support
to the newly created Public Affairs Unit at the Kotoka International Airport
(KIA) Regional Command of the Service.

Mr Godwin
Avenorgbor, the Head of Communication, Melcom Group said the donation was in
recognition of the vital roles Ghana’s Security Services played in ensuring
peace and security in the country.

He said Melcom’s
motivation was not to take safety for granted and while they celebrate 30 years
of successful business in Ghana, they needed to support and honour some
institutions including the Security Services for ensuring security in the
country over the years.

Mr Avenorgbor called
on the recipients to cultivate the culture of maintenance to prolong their
life-span, adding that, “at Melcom we insist on maintenance culture and we
normally brand the items we donate not for the benefit of Melcom as such but
just to ensure that those who use it are reminded that it is being used for a

He announced that
Melcom has started a promotion targeting the security service and the public
and for every GH¢100.00 worth of items bought, one qualifies for a scratch card
with a secret code to be texted to the short code, 1788 on all networks.

He said every month,
raffles would be drawn and lucky winners would win items such as cars, laptops
refrigerators, fans, among other items. The promotion ends on 31 August.

He, therefore,
called on other corporate organisations to encourage the security services to
do more to protect the citizenry.

Commissioner of Immigration, Mrs Edith Penelope Arhin, Commander, KIA, on her
part thanked the Management of Melcom Groups of Companies for their gesture and
pledged their support to put the items to good use.

In an interview with
Assistant Superintendent of Immigration Barbara Sam, the Public Relations
Officer, KIA Regional Command, said the Service in its quest to reach out to
all the 18 Regional Commands, Metropolitan, and District office with its
policies, is decentralizing its operations and functions to reflect what is
being done at the National headquarters.

She said it was in
that regards that the Public Affairs Department has also been decentralized in
all the Regions and some key Sector Commands to better disseminate information
about the Service and educate the public on its activities.


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