A delegation of Garfa Exco Members led by the association’s Security Committee Chairperson, DCOP Lydia Donkor and Garfa Chairman Mr. Samuel Aboabire paid a working visit to the Greater Accra Regional Police Commander DCOP Iddi Seidu in his office last Wednesday.
In her opening remarks,DCOP Lydia Donkor hinted that Grassroots Football has come alive in recent times all over the region and it’s being consumed by a very large number of followers however,the first round of the Garfa Division Two League recorded some partches of serious violence conducts hence the seek for higher security support as the Second Round resumes this weekend across all League Centers.
DCOP Iddi Seidu took the opportunity to congratulate the Black Stars for qualifying Ghana once again to the world cup mundial in Qatar despite all the difficulties. He expressed the readiness of his office to combat all crimes and protect lives and properties at any corner of the Greater Accra Region including Football.
He warned against interceders who come pleading with the Police to release hooligans whenever they are arrested at Football League Centers. He continued that,any offender will be sent to court for trials without delay.
He advised all Ghanaians to be law abiding irrespective of status,tribe or location to avoid facing the ugly side of the law. Finally,he encouraged all to seek justice from the police but never try to take the law into ones own hands.
Mr. Samuel Aboabire was full of gratitude to the Regional Commander and his able men for the readiness to salvage football from miscreants who may want to mire the beauty of football in the Greater Accra Region. He ended that, running a football club is really a daunting task and that’s why his administration will continue to take positive steps to safeguard investment of all Club Owners under his jurisdiction.
Other members of the Garfa delegation includes the League Board Chairman,Mr. George Aforklenyuie,Garfa Juvenile Chairman,Mr. Michael Fiaduse and a Garfa Exco Member, Emmanuel Opoku Abrokwa.