The presidency has appointed COP Dr George Akuffo Dampare as Ag. Inspector General of Police (IGP). His appointment takes effect from August 1.

He takes over from James Oppong-Boanuh, who was appointed as police boss by President Akufo-Addo in October 2019.

The new appointment comes after Mr Oppong-Boanuh was directed by the Director of Communication at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin to embark on terminal leave with effect from August 1, pending his retirement from the Ghana Police Service on October 7.

Joy News’ Evans Mensah tonight hosted the following guests; Director of Faculty of Academic Research at KAIPTC, Prof Kwesi Aning, Vice Chairperson of Defence and Interior Committee of Parliament, Ophelia Mensah Hayford, Security Analyst and Chief Executive of Security Warehouse, Adam Bonaa as they delve into today’s topic for discussion at 9.00pm.