COP Dampare takes over as Ghana’s new IGP
Commissioner of Police (COP) George Akuffo Dampare has been appointed by President Nana as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).
His appointment takes effect from August 1, 2021.
A statement from the Presidency signed by the Director of Communications at the office of the President, Eugene Arhin, announced the appointment.
He is taking over from James Oppong-Boanuh. Mr Dampare, aged 51, is said to be the current senior-most Commissioner of Police.
He will be the youngest IGP in the 4th Republic if confirmed as the substantive IGP.