Acting Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, on Tuesday led a high-powered delegation to console the family of late Chief Inspector Abednego Kaakyire at the Achimota Police barracks, Accra.
A news brief from the Police said the late Chief Inspector met his untimely death on Friday, August 6, 2021, at Juaso, Ashanti Region (Accra – Kumasi Highway) as a lead dispatch rider of Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Speaker of Parliament’s convoy to Wa, in the Upper West Region.
He last worked with the Parliamentary Protection Unit.
Senior Officers present were Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Rev. Fr, George Arthur, Director, Religious Affairs Department, DCOP Mr Martin Ayiih, Director, Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate, Commissioner of Police (COP) Mr Edward Tabiri, Director-General Information Communication Technology and COP Mr Fredrick Adu Anim, Director-General, Human Resource Department.
The others were COP Mr Patrick Akologo, Director-General of the National Protection Department and COP Mr Christian Yohuno, Director-General Administration.
The rest were DCOP Mr Mohammed Suraji, Director-General Operations, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mrs Phyllis Osei, Director Counselling Unit, Chief Superintendent (C/Supol) Mr Sarfo Adu, Chief Staff Officer, Mr Freeman Tetteh, Supol, Director, Parliamentary Protection Unit and Supol Mr Alexander Kwaku Obeng, Director, Public Affairs Directorate.
The brief said the Police Administration was warmly received by families of the deceased and the widow, led by Elder John Teye Coffie of Church of Pentecost, Achimota English branch.
The IGP consoled the widow and the family members and assured them of the Police Administration’s support at “this grieving moment.”