The new IGP is called George Akuffo Dampare and he was appointed by President Nana Akuffo Addo. George Akuffo Dampare is a Ghanaian chartered accountant and police officer. He was elected as the acting Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service by President Nana Akufo-Addo on 21 July 2021 useful 1 August 2021, commandeering from James Oppong-Boanuh who had been serving since October 2019.
The outspoken Ghanaian investigative journalist, Kevin Ekow Baido Taylor, has accused the former IGP, James Oppong-Boanuh, of being a political policeman who wants to destroy COP George Akuffo Dampare. Kevin Taylor made this allegation on his 'With All Due Respect' program on Loud Silence television when he chided the former IGP for promoting police officers when he was about to leave office.
Presidesnt Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn in Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP) on Friday October 8, 2021. He is to take over from the outgoing IGP, James Oppong-Boanuh, who was directed by President Akufo-Addo to go on terminal leave effective August 1, 2021 pending his retirement from the police service on Thursday October 7, 2021.
There is indeed time for everything in this world. In every leadership arena, someone has to surely leave for another to continue the journey. COP James Oppong-Boanuh did his very best to serve the country's Police Service, in all areas. However, one may ask: "What kind of legacy is he leaving behind?"
Few weeks ago the immediate past inspector general of police, Mr James Oppong Boanuh was roasted by the public for admitting that crimes are everywhere and it's only in heaven that crimes don't exist. It seems the New IGP, Dr George Akuffo Dampare has confirmed his statement after witnessing the gruesome murder of there children at Sunyani Abesim.
The former IGP, Mr. James Oppong Boanuh did not only lead a disciplined police service but also ensured that armed robbery activities in the country are clamped down to their barest minimum. Even though armed robbery cases were high during his last days, he was quick in forming a task force selected from the various units of the Ghana Police Service to ensure criminal activities do not thrive in the country.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn into office Dr George Akuffo Dampare as the substantive Inspector-General of Police (IGP). This event took place in the Jublee house. It was short and beautiful ceremony, on Friday 8 November 2021. High reputable personalities were present including the Vice President Bawumia and other leaders of the Ghana Police Service.
The name Dampare has arguably been mentioned more than any other name in this country. Since he was named an acting IGP (Inspector General Of Police) in August, taking over from James Oppong-Boanuh, not a single day has passed by without him being in the news.
On Friday, October 8, 2021, the overlord of the nation swore in Dr George Akuffo Dampare as the nation’s 23rd Inspector General of Police. He was appointed as the acting Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service by President Nana Akufo-Addo on 21 July 2021 effective 1 August 2021.
The current Inspector General of Police, Mr James Oppong-Boanuh is set to vacate his post on 1st August 2021 as the President of the State, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo appoints Mr George Akuffo Dampare as the new IGP. Most Ghanaians are in high expectancy as they hope to see what the new IGP will bring on board in terms of reducing the rapid crime rate in the country.
Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has been sworn in as new Inspector General of Police. The president of Ghana on Friday, 8th October 2021, sworn in Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as Inspector General of Police at the Jubilee House. Dr. George Akuffo Dampare is Ghana's 23rd Inspector General of Police.
Some Ghanaians believe that the religious life of a person plays a major role in terms of ensuring honesty and transparency at work. This is because the moral teachings on religious doctrine frown on corruption and bad behaviour. As for Christianity, the Holy Scriptures talks about punishment for wrongdoers and judgement for everything a person does on earth.
The incessant calls for the replacement of the current Inspector General of Police(IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh was finally answered yesterday, when an official statement from the presidency meant, he would proceed on a terminal leave and would be replaced by the current Commissioner of Police(COP), George Akuffo Dampare.
The president of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo-Addo has sacked the Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong Boanuh. The news broke wild and fast took over the country as many people who did not have any background information of the directive of the president ask is why is the current IGP should step down.
IGP/Dr George Akuffo Dampare is a chartered accountant and a police officer. He was appointed as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of the Ghana Police Service on 21 July 2021 effective 1 August 2021, taking over from James Oppong-Boanuh who had been serving since October 2019.
On July 30, 2021, the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP, James Oppong-Boanuh, was feted with a farewell parade at the National Police Training School at Tesano in Accra. Today is his last day in office as COP George Akuffo Dampare, the Director General in Charge of Administration, takes over as IGP on August 1st, pending his retirement in early August.
There were silent cheers of excitement and optimism among some personnel of the Ghana Police Service and the citizenry when it was announced yesterday that, COP George Akuffo Dampare was replacing James Oppong-Boanuh as the acting Inspector General of Police. For some Ghanaians, it was obvious but only a matter of time for the latter to be replaced because of the recent criticisms directed at him.
His Excellency Nana Akufo Addo, the President of Ghana has appointed COP Dr George Akuffo Dampare as new Inspector General of Police (IGP). The new Inspector General of Police Dr George Akuffo Dampare will replace the previous James Oppong Boanuh. The appointment will make COP Dr George Akuffo Dampare the most youthful Inspector General in the records of Ghana.
Commissioner of Police (COP) George Akuffo Dampare (Ph.D.) has been named acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) with effect from August 1, 2021. He will succeed the incumbent IGP, James Oppong Boanuh, who has been instructed by President Akufo-Addo to take terminal leave before retiring.
According to the news published by the pulseghana, Ghanaian hiplife legend Obrafour has congratulated incoming Inspector General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, following his appointment. Commissioner of police (COP) Dr George Akuffo Dampare, who is the current Director General in charge of Administration at the Ghana Police Service, is expected to be named the new IGP by President Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo in the coming days.