He said that the decision to roll out the (4) year strategic plan for the Service was worthwhile and must be continued by way of developing another strategic plan for the years ahead. This workshop he mentioned provides a very good platform for the Service to collectively review the evaluation report which would be useful guide for the development of a new five year (5) Strategic Plan (2017-2021).
He said the strategic plan which focused on five priority areas namely; people, policy information, infrastructure and equipment and collaborationhas brought a number of projects andalso contributed significantly towards building the capacity of officers and men of the Service.
Mr. Sarpong urged personnel to do an in depth evaluation in order to determine the success rate, challenges and lessons learnt to serve as aguide in drafting the next strategic plan.
He thanked the European Union, the British High Commission, ECOWAS, FMM Project and other development partners for their immerse financial contribution during the implementation and evaluation of the strategic plan.
The workshop brought together Regional and Sector commanders, Sectional heads as well as representative from the European Union, IOM, ECOWAS and ICMPD.