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Tue, 5 Mar 2019 Source:

The Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu is taking his turn to respond to questions before the Commission of Inquiry set up by President Akufo-Addo to oversee issues regarding recent clashes during the Ayawaso West Wuogon polls in January.

His appearance follows that of other top police and National Security officials who presented evidence in their various capacities to the three- member commission.

Others are billed to appear before the commission today to testify.

The three-member committee comprising Chairperson, CHRAJ Boss, Justice Emile Short, renowned law lecturer, Prof. Henrietta Bonsu as well as Patrick Acheampong have so far been ‘grilling’ various parties connected with the subject including National Security and Interior ministers, Top Police officials, Media personalities, Political party executives, Heads of the National Security secretariat among others.

All three Ministers concerned with state security appeared before the committee on the first day to give their testimonies and answer questions. Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, National Security Minister, Albert Kan Dapaah and Minister of State in charge of Security, Bryan Acheampong all addressed questions in their respective capacities.

Ningo-Prampram MP, Sam George, Ayawaso West Wuogon and Colonel Michael Opoku, Director of Operations for National Security Secretariat made some quite interesting revelations also at Monday and Tuesday's sitting.

Chief Superintendent Kwasi Ofori, Director of Operations for Accra Region, Citi FM’s Bernard Avle and Paul Adom-Otchere of Metro TV also gave their testimonies.

Ayawaso West Wuogon MP, Lydia Alhassan has however been taken out of the list of witnesses to appear before the commission.

Watch a livestream of the program here

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