UK Police Cadet delegation calls on Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports

Accra- A delegation from the Greater Manchester Police Cadet in the United Kingdom (UK), led by Mr. Nicholas Nii-Tettey Amartefio, the Coordinator General for Ghana National Cadet Corps, has paid a visit to Mr. Curtis Perry Kwabla Okudzeto, the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports.

The visit is aimed at having a collaboration for an exchange program between Ghana and the UK.

Mr. Nicholas Nii-Tettey Amartefio, Coordinator General for the National Cadet Corps Ghana, said the purpose of the exchange program would strengthen the UK and Ghana Police after Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), was signed in 2009 between both countries with the focus on boxing and youth development.

He said, discussion were currently ongoing with some African countries to form an African Cadet Association, that would augment the agenda of youth development across the continent, adding that the collaboration with the UK and other countries would further strengthen the Police, Army, Air-force, Customs and Immigration Cadets.

Mr Okudzeto noted that the collaboration between the Manchester Police Cadet and Ghana was an impressive project that must be pursued to bring out youth development and sports in the country.

The Minister also Cyber Crime was a threat in society adding that the partnership between the countries would help promote the ideas to control the threat cybercrime poses and showed appreciation to Reverend Alex Kufour, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Changing Minds for the initiative and linking up the Government through the Ministry.

Source: Ghana News Agency