Akufo-Addo swears in Dr. Dampare as IGP today
President Akufo-Addo is charged to swear in Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as the substantive Inspector-General of Police today.
Dr. Dampare has been serving in an acting capacity for nearly three months.
Ahead of his swearing-in scheduled for later today, President Akufo-Addo said Dr. Dampare has justified his choice to select him to the position.
“I’m sure that once the fundamental processes are done, which I’m certain will be soon, he’ll become our country’s 23rd Inspector General of Police”, the president said at the graduation function of the 50th cadet officials’ course in Accra on Friday, 1 October 2021.
Dr. Dampare was elevated to the position in July this year and got to work on 1 August.
The previous Director-General accountable for Administration of the Ghana Police Service took over from Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh.
Upon assumption office, Dr. Dampare has initiated a few measures, for example, the foundation of a pony watch unit among others.
Dr. Dampare has received praises from many across the political divide and won the hearts of Journalists who believed he is on top of issues despite spate of armed robbery.