SEMACO (Ghana)

Country: Ghana
Details of Formation: The PGM was created in 1995 by the Demobilization Committee to provide security services to the government.
Details of Termination: The militia ceased to be pro-government in 2001 when Rawlings left office. In the same year, the government began disarming militiamen.
Purpose: SEMACO was set up as a security company by the National Democratic Congress party to protect party officials and government property.
Organisation: SEMACO Limited was a security company that provided services to the government and other institutions. The group cooperated with the Progressive Voluntary Organization which was another PGM, by sharing its earnings with the organization.
Weapons and Training: The group was armed with weapons.
Size: No information.
Reason for Membership: No information.
Treatment of Civilians: No information.
Other Information: --
References: Check PGMD for evidence.