Dampare Has Vindicated My Decision To Appoint Him IGP – Akufo-Addo
President Nana Akufo Addo says recent decisions taken by Acting IGP, Dr. George Akuffo Dampaare have vindicated his decision to appoint him to that position.
Speaking at the 50th graduation ceremony of the Police Academy on Friday, the President declared the government’s support for recent actions the Acting IGP has taken which he says has received the support of the public.
He disclosed that processes to have Dr. George Akuffo Dampaare confirmed as substantive IGP is almost completed.
“I’m confident that once the necessary processes are completed, which I’m sure will be soon, he’ll become our nation’s 23rd Inspector General of Police.”
President Akufo-Addo in July 2021, announced COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).
His appointment took effect on August 01, 2021.
The Police Chief was moved from the position of a Director-General in charge of Administration of the Ghana Police Service to the IGP.
He took over from James Oppong-Boanuh who had been IGP since August 14, 2019
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