“You have a lot of work to do” – Manasseh Azure tells new IGP, COP Akuffo Dampare

Manasseh Azure Awuni and COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare
Manasseh Azure Awuni and COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare

Award-winning investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni says, the newly appointed acting Inspector General of the Ghana Police Service COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has a lot of work to do in his new office.

He believes that, COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has a lot of Principles to stay true in the office he’s been appointed to occupy.

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Manasseh Azure Awuni said this in a congratulatory message to COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare following his appointment as the Inspector General of the Ghana Police Service by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Many Ghanaians said, politicians have manipulating the hand work of previous IGPs, the actions they believe have hindered them from performing their administrative duties deligently.

Akufo-Addo names COP George Akuffo Dampare as new IGP to replace Oppong-Boanuh

The Ghanaian citizens hope COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare’s new position would be used to instill discipline and integrity to the Ghana Police Service.

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According to them, the perception of corruption has always been on the plate of the police; the insults of the men in uniform on our roads collecting GH¢1.00 must stop. They further added that, for insecurity, let the criminals in our society taste your leadership.

COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare was appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as Ghana’s Acting Inspector General of Police effective 1st August, 2021.

He takes over from James Oppong-Boanuh who is a lawyer and police officer who was appointed to be IGP by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in October 2019.

In a statement issued by the Director of Communications at office of the president Eugene Arhin said, COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare appointment follows the President’s directive to Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh to embark on his terminal leave.

Meanwhile, the outgoing IGP will, on Thursday, 7th October 2021 retires from the Police Service.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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