BONO EAST: Fire Service Personnel assault security guards at Techiman Holy Family Hospital

Personnel of Ghana National Fire Service on Saturday evening allegedly launched an attack on the Techiman Holy Family Teaching Hospital in the Bono East Regional capital, leaving some security guards injured.

The assault followed a misunderstanding after about five fire officers who had gone to visit a female colleague on admission, were denied entry.
Reports say the security guards were insisting on protocols and had told them the time of their arrival, 9pm was past the Visiting Hours.

Confirming the unfortunate incident to Techiman based ASTA FM’s Nana Kwadwo Adu, Head of Security at the Holy Family Hospital, W.O. 1 Kwakuru Kingsley David said, not satisfied with the confrontation, the firefighters called for re-enforcement.

Another batch of Fire Officers who arrived in a Fire Thunder joined the fray resulting in chaos at the Hospital premises.

W.O. 1 Kwakuru Kingsley said during the clash, the Fire Officers forcefully took away their colleague, who was then on admission.

Management of the hospital has officially lodged a complaint to the Ghana Police Service, awaiting investigations and possible prosecution.

          Fire Service Reacts
When contacted, Bono East Regional Public Relations Officer for Ghana National Fire Service, A.D.O. 1 Victor Gyan the, confirmed the incident but blamed the Security Guards at the hospital for their unprofessional conduct.

He said bit for that, there wouldn’t have been a confrontation.

A.D.O. 1 Victor Gyan insisted the incident was not an attack on the hospital facility, but the operation was simply to relocate their colleague, for her own safety.

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