Meet the new IGP; COP George Akuffo Dampare

Meet the new IGP; COP George Akuffo Dampare

July 21, 2021 0 By Nana Kay

Commissioner of Police (COP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, will in few days time take over the position of Inspector General of Police.

He is to take over from James Oppong-Boanuh who has occupied that position since 2019, effective Agusut 1.

The contract of Ghana’s current IGP is expected to expire in October this year.

Dr. George Akuffo Dampare is the current Director General in charge of Administration at the Ghana Police Service.

COP Dr Dampare has been in the Ghana Police Service for over 30 years. He joined the service as a Constable and has risen through the ranks to the high rank of Commissioner of Police. He is considered by many in and out of the police as the Second in Command of the Service.

President Akufo-Addo is to officially announce to the Public the appointment of COP Dr. Dampare as Ghana’s new IGP.