David Asante Apeatu IGP gets two more years after retirement

Mr Apeatu will turn 60 on August 15 this year and was therefore expected to proceed on his mandatory retirement.

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Apeatu.jpg play Inspector General of Police(IGP), David Asante-Apeatu
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The Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu, will serve two more years after he attains the mandatory retirement age of 60 next week.

Mr Apeatu will turn 60 on August 15 this year and was therefore expected to proceed on his mandatory retirement.

But the president, Nana Akufo-Addo has decided to give him a two-year contract to enable him to continue with his work.

play The IGP and president Akufo-Addo

 

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Mr Apeatu was first appointed to the position in an acting capacity because of the absence of a Council of State in January 2017 when President Akufo-Addo assumed power.

But he was later confirmed substantive IGP following advice from the newly constituted Council of State.

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