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COP George Dampare to be named IGP

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Information reaching TV Africa News indicates that COP Dr George Akuffo Dampare will take over as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) from Aug 1.

He takes over from James Oppong-Boanuh, a lawyer and police officer, who was appointed to be the police boss by President Akufo-Addo in October 2019.

COP George Dampare until his appointment was the Director General in charge of Administration at the Service.

A statement signed by Eugene Arhin, the Director of Communication at the Presidency, directed the current IGP to “embark on terminal leave with effect from August 1, pending his retirement from the Ghana Police Service on October 7.”

“Until a substantive IGP is appointed in accordance with the dictates of the Constitution, President Akufo-Addo has asked COP Dr Dampare to serve as the Acting IGP with effect from August 1.”

Press Release from the Office of the President

 

COP George Dampare until his appointment was the Director General in charge of Administration at the Service.

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