Government Is Pleased With The Work Of Dampare And His team - Oppong
The Minister for Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has stated that government is pleased with the work of the acting Inspector-General of Police, George Akuffo Dampare, so far and according to him, the acting acting IGP, George Akuffo Dampare, has initiated pragmatic security arrangements to deal with the surge in crime.
Dr. Dampare has been in office for barely a month after he took over from IGP Oppong Bonuh as head of the police service. However, speaking to the media, Oppong Nkrumah said the government is pleased that the new IGP and his team are tackling issues of security head-on. He also reiterated the government’s commitment to
resource the service to fight crime. The government is pleased that the IGP and the revived police team are taking the bull by the horns and literally on a daily basis is on the offensive and also updating the country. One of the things that used to be rare is the conference of Regional Commanders, the new IGP quickly called one
focusing on the issues of robbery, homicides and also appears to be tackling them and keeps updating the country. On the part of the government, we also remain committed to resource the police for them to act. The acting IGP upon assumption office has embarked on a number of moves in a bid to curtail issues that affect
the internal security of the country also. For instance, he embarked on a 60-hour ground operational tour in the Bono East Region. The dawn to dusk tour which was undertaken was to, also among others, review ground combat operations, interact with the chiefs and people of the region as well as interact with personnel on the
ground on the security situation in the area. The tour took him to Techiman, Tuobodom, Wenchi, Nkoranza, the Abease, New Longoro, Prang, Yeji among others. George Akuffo Dampare has commissioned a Motor Traffic and Accident Monitoring and the Surveillance Center. The newly established center is expected to
assist police personnel conduct real-time assessments of road traffic offenses, accidents, and other related issues. Just Tuesday, September 7, 2021 he presented an undisclosed amount of money to the family of 9 year old Michael Darko who was killed at the Awutu Bereku when the traditional priest of the town was performing
rituals to commemorate the Awutu Awubia festival. On Sunday, August 22, 2021, he also visited Abesim, in the Bono Region, and following the alleged murder of three persons.