The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. John Kudalor, has paid a courtesy visit to President Elect, Nana Akufo Addo, in order to pledge his loyalty, and support.
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On his first visit to the President Elect, Inspector General John Kudalor took the opportunity to congratulate Nana Akufo Addo on his convincing victory at the December 7th general elections.
The NPP presidential candidate, now President Elect, won 53%, while outgoing President Mahama won 44% of total votes cast. This victory was echoed in the party's overwhelming 171 parliamentary seat majority win at last week's polls.
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The IGP's visit comes at a critical time in the countries transition process. A time which seems to be plagued by political violence and unrest with reports of clashes between NDC and NPP supporters, the most recent of which resulted in three gunshot wounds in Ekumfi-Esuehyia, in the Central Region.
President Elect, Nana Akufo Addo, on his part pledged to work with the Ghana Police Service once he's sworn into office.
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He said: "I am confident with what I know about the Ghana Police Service that we are going to have a very good relationship," and added that, ""In opposition there are many things you say about the way the state is being run. I have made some comments that some of you may have found difficult to stomach. It was not done out of malice. It was done out of my understanding of what the national interest required."