The charisma of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has transcended the country’s borders into the African realm.
He has been named among 100 Most Reputable Africans by Reputation Poll International, in the 2024 list of its annual publication of Africans.
The Organisation recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to their respective fields and have built a strong reputation.
Reputation Poll International is a leading reputation management and public relations consultancy firm.
Dr Dampare was named among few other leaders in the country, such as Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamekye and Dr Mensah Otabil of the ICGC.
The list also includes; Cardinal Peter Turkson, Fred Swanika, Roberta Annan, Dr Sangu Delle, Eric Yerenkyi Danquah, Sophia Karen Edem Ackuaku and His Royal Majesty Drolor Bosso Adamtey.
Some of the names listed in the business category include; Nigeria’s Femi Otedola, Sudanese-British billionaire Mo Ibrahim, Liberia’s former President Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo appointed Dr George Akuffo Dampare, then Director General of Police Administration, to Acting position effective August 1, 2021. In October 2021, he was confirmed the substantive IGP.
Leading a solid Police Management Board (POMAB) team, Dr Dampare promised to transform the Ghana Police Service to a world class one, which he is assiduously pursuing to the admiration of all.