Akufo Addo to establish military bases in all the 16 regions to fight terrorist attacks – Dominic Nitiwul reveals
The Defence Minister-designate, Mr Dominic Nitiwul has hinted that serious efforts were underway to establish military bases in each of the 16 regions to ensure prompt response to any terrorist attacks.
He made this revelation to the Appointments Committee of Parliament (ACP) during his vetting Thursday, February 11, 2021.
According to him, the military bases would support the police to ensure law and order, as well as protect the citizenry and the country.
He is reported to have said;
As much as possible, the military wants to put a regiment in each region. Temporarily, we have a military presence in all 16 regions. We also intend to have military bases across all the borders, as well as a minimum of 15 military bases in the entire north to enhance the fight against terrorism and make Ghana an oasis of peace.