The national security agencies have met the leadership and members of the Garrison seventh day Adventist Church to educated them on how to enhance security at the church premise and their homes in the wake of the terrorist threat alert on the country.
Some churches have begun the process to improve security on their church premises, as well as arm their members with personal security tips.
In an interview with the media, after a security awareness engagement between the ministry and and leadership and members of the church, the Director of the Counter Terrorism Unit of the National Security Ministry, COP George Asiamah( Rtd) said the engagement with the seventh day church members is to educate and sensitize them to be aware of the threats and teach them what they are supposed to do in case of an attack and what they can do to improve security.
He said that many churches must also be security cautious when strangers visit their churches for services and they need to prepare to security agencies to respond in case of an attack.
COP George Asiamah added that engagement is to test church capabilities of leadership and members of the church and urged churches to improve security in churches and worship centres over possible terrorist attacks.
The Executive Secretary of the Southern Ghana Union Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist church, Pastor Dr. Chris Annan Nunoo stressed that the engagement with the national security agencies will help the church members to be security aware where ever they find them self.