Akufo Dampare To Be Sworn In Today As Substantive IGP

President Akufo-Addo, will later today, Friday, October 8, 2021, swear into office Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Akufo Dampare To Be Sworn In Today As Substantive IGP

President Akufo-Addo, will later today, Friday, October 8, 2021, swear into office Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Dr. Dampare, who has been acting in that capacity for the last two months will become the country’s 23rd IGP.

COP Dampare, 51, until this appointment, was the Director-General in charge of Administration at the Ghana Police Service.

George Akuffo Dampare would be the youngest IGP to be appointed in the Fourth Republic and the eighth youngest since Ghana gained independence.

With about 30 years of active service, he unusually rose from the rank of constable rank to the current portfolio.

President Akufo-Addo some ago weeks expressed confidence in the IGP and promised to provide the needed support for him to succeed as IGP.