The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and his team joined Cocoa Farmers at Kwaafokrom in the Ashanti Region on Farmers’ Day, December 3 to celebrate the farmers whose daily toils bring food to the tables of Ghanaians.
Dr George Akuffo Dampare and his team who were already on a tour of the region joined the Commissioner of Police Rtd. and a former Director of National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) formally the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Mr Ellis Owusu Fordwouh on his cocoa farm.
The Ghana Police Service shared heartwarming photos of the IGP and his team actively touring the cocoa farm and participating in the various activities.
“As part of the Community Engagement Strategy of the Ghana Police Service, the Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare and his team, on the third day of his visit to the Ashanti Region, engaged community members of Kwaafokrom, a cocoa farming community, about 5 kilometres from Mabang.
“At the time of his visit, all the community members were engaged in a customary communal activity, helping one of their own, Commissioner of Police Rtd. and a former “Director of National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) formally the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Mr Ellis Owusu Fordwouh on his 65- acre cocoa farm plantation.
“The farmers were in the process of cutting open the harvested cocoa pods, removing the seeds and heaping them on layers of banana leaves for fermentation.
“The Inspector-General of Police and his team joined in this process, with the Kwaafokrom community members, listened to their security concerns and shared some security tips with them.
“The team took the opportunity to share some good memories with the 83-year old retired Commissioner of Police, lawyer and farmer, Ellis Owusu Fordwouh.
We are glad to share with you some of the pictures from the farm.
“The Police Administration wishes all farmers a happy farmers Day,” the Ghana Police Service wrote on its official Facebook page to caption the photos taken in the cocoa plantation.