Otumfuo charges IGP to be politically neutral

Otumfuo charges IGP to be politically neutral

The ruler of the Asante Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), John Kudalor, to reject any attempts by political parties to influence him ahead of the general elections in November.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and appealed to the Police Chief to ensure that his outfit works in the interest of all Ghanaians before and after the polls.

The Asantehene made these comments when the IGP paid a courtesy call on him at the Manhyia Palace.

John Kudalor’s visit is his first to the Ashanti Region since he was appointed about six months ago.

The IGP has visited  several parts of the country too assess security preparations ahead of November’s polls.

Inspector General of Ghana Police Service, John Kudalor

Inspector General of Ghana Police Service, John Kudalor

He has also interacted with the youth in the various areas, admonishing them to work with the security agencies to ensure that the polls are peaceful.

The Asantehene criticised for the behaviour of the political parties and language used by the supporters which had created some tension in some parts of the country.

He however, offered his support to the IGP, asking Ghanaians to help the police in their work in the region, by reporting suspicious people and giving them reliable information.

 

By: Edwin Kwakofi/ghanadecides.com/Ghana

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