The Vice President of the Republic Dr. Mahamadu Bawumiah represented President Akufo-Addo as the Guest of Honour at the Cadet Course Intake 27 graduation and commissioning parade of one hundred and fifty (150) officer cadets of the Ghana Prisons Service.
The ceremony was the climax of the last of four batches of One Thousand Five Hundred (1500) new entrants for the Service drawn from varied professional backgrounds ranging from Accounting, Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Medicine, and Social Sciences.
He reiterated the government’s commitment to ensuring security services are adequately resourced and that Cabinet has approved the placement of all the security agencies, (including Prisons) under a single pension scheme, CAP 30 as was the case with the army.
He charged them to carry forth the ideals of the Prisons Service which have been imparted to them in the course of their training.
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