President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Commissioner of Police (COP) George Akuffo Dampare as Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), effective Sunday 1st August 2021
James Oppong Boanuh, the substantive IGP, has been directed to proceed on terminal leave, effective 1st August, 2021, pending his retirement from the police service on Thursday, 7th October 2021.
Also, the Director-General of Prisons Service, Patrick Darko Missah, has been asked to proceed on terminal leave from Sunday, 1st August 2021, pending his retirement from the Service, which begins on Saturday, 16th October 2021.
The Deputy Director-General of the Prisons Service, Isaac Kofi Egyir, has been asked to act as the Director-General of the Prisons Service from Sunday, 1st August 2021, pending the appointment of a substantive Director-General for the Service, as per the provisions of the Country’s Constitution.
In a press release issued on Wednesday by the Communications Director at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, “President Akufo-Addo has conveyed his gratitude to both James Oppong Boanuh and Patrick Darko Missah for their dedicated and meritorious services” to the nation, the Police and Prisons Services, respectively.
The President wished them the very best in their future endeavours, the press release stated.
Rex Mainoo Yeboah, ISD