Religious Leaders Security Measures To Protect Their Members Safe
The Christian Council of Ghana has put down measures to protect its members during church hours in the country concern caution from the National Security Ministry over targets for terrorist attacks.
The council said all churches are directed to be on their toe to protect the lives of their members in the wake of the threat and provide them with regular training.
General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana Rev. Dr. Cyril Fayose in an interview said that all church members must look out for each other during this period and also churches are advised to build fence walls around their premises and give proper training to their ushers trained to identify unusual behaviors.
Rev. added “We have trained many of our member churches on exactly what to do. Some of the things required are having a fence around our premises and making it gated. Also, have security guards and train the ushers to be able to identify strange persons and objects within the premises.”
The spokesperson to the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu also added that mosques are being urged to install CCTV cameras and also hire the services of security analysts to educate them about security issues happening in the community they live.
He said, “They have urged mosques and management committees to consider the use of CCTVs in the mosques. One other measure is to consider hiring security personnel to guard the mosques and engage the services of security analysts who from time to time will give them updates on what is happening within the community.”