- According to the laws governing the Ghana Police Service, a serving officer cannot engage in politics
- If an officer shows interest of engaging in politics, he or she is required to resign from the service
- Such has been the case of the executive Secretary to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Superintendent Peter Lanchene Tuubo
The Executive Secretary to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Superintendent Peter Lanchene Tuubo has retired voluntarily from the Police Service.
His decision for voluntary retirement was because he wants to contest as a parliamentary candidate on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) in the Wa West Constituency of the Upper West Region.
According to MyNewsGh.com the tough-talking police officer recently opted to lay down his uniform and venture into politics and would be contesting the incumbent MP and a former Minister of Local Government, Joseph Yiele Chireh.
He would also be among 46 people who have picked up nomination forms to contest in the parliamentary primaries in all the eleven constituencies of the Upper West region.
Superintendent Tuubo is fondly remembered for his infamous presentation on corruption within the police service and how the public perceives personnel of the service which went viral on various social media platforms.
In other news, an elderly couple has become an internet sensation following news of their wedding on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
The couple, 80-year-old man, Kwaku Gyamfi aka Odo Keteke, and his wife, Adwoa Asantewaa, 77, got married at Effiduase in the Eastern regional capital of Koforidua.
According to Peace FM's Michael Akrofi, the couple had been seeing each other for over 25 years now.
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