SEDIV Drilling Ventures, a company specialized in drilling mechanized boreholes in deprived communities has on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, commissioned a mechanized water system for the Volta Regional Police Headquarters in Ho.
In a short ceremony to formally commission the borehole project, the Regional police commander, DCOP Mr. Edward Oduro Kwateng, said potable water supply was one of the numerous challenges at the headquarters when he assumed command in February 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant challenges worsened the already existing sanitation issue at the headquarters. since water became a scarce commodity to contend with. Inmates, the clinic, personnel on duty, as well as exigencies of the work placed high demand for water which was always in short supply.
The Ghana Water Company could not immediately assist due to glaring topographical difficulties which came with high financial commitments. Mention could not be made to years of support from the Ghana National Fire service and the Ghana Water Company. Civilian employees working under the command have had to bear the daunting burden of crossing the road to fetch water for use by the command which was equally not reliable and sustainable.
In a speech read on his behalf, CEO of Sediv Ventures Mr. Agbeto Ephraim, indicated that the project formed part of the company’s social responsibility towards security in the region. He also made a passionate appeal to the MCE for Ho, Hon. Divine Richard Bosson to help provide mechanized water systems for Area 51 Police station, Kporvi barrier, and other Police posts in the Ho Municipality. The MCE for Ho on his part charged the Police officers to ensure periodic maintenance of the project to ensure a continuous flow of water at the regi