As part of the Easter lockdown to help curb a COVID-19 flood, the Titanic beach along the Tema-Sakumono road in the Tema West Municipality was deserted on Good Friday.
Policemen from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit, Marine Police, and the Established Police Unit (FPU) were assigned to the coast to implement the government’s efforts to keep people away from the beach.
On Friday, when journalists visited the Titanic Beach, the entire stretch between Community Three Railway Crossing to Sakumono was empty, with police officers noticeable.
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly, and the Tema West Municipality were both providing logistics to the security personnel to allow them to track and implement the restrictions.
During a meeting on Thursday, the Tema Metropolitan Security Council (MESEC) warned against breaking the COVID-19 protocols and other restrictions during Easter.
In an interview, Felix Mensah Nii Anang-La, the Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, said the MESEC will visit churches to ensure adherence to protocols in addition to implementing steps at beaches and entertainment spots.
In a statement, the Tema Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II, said that police will go to great lengths to ensure that the implementation is carried out during Easter and beyond.