The Inspector -General of Police (IGP), Mr. John Kudalor, has urged Ghanaians studying abroad to return home after their courses and contribute their quota to the development of the country.
Ghana, he said, was a prosperous country by all standards that required the contribution of all to enhance her progress.
Mr. Kudalor made the call on Friday when he hosted a group of Ghanaians, who studied in the former Soviet Union, known as Soviet Trained Graduates Association, at the Officers’ Mess at Tesano, Accra.
The gesture was to reciprocate the gesture of the group, who called on him at his office a forthnight ago, to congratulate him on his elevation as the IGP, also as a Ghanaian trained in the former Soviet Union.
He said he was full of praise to see members of the group, some of whom were his mates, and others who undertook different programmes.
The IGP said commitment, dedication and patriotism were what was required by all to bring to bear at moving the country forward.
He stated that he was proud to see a number of them back to Ghana after their studies to serve the country, among which were Dr. Vladimir Antwi Danso of the University of Ghana, Legon, lecturers, engineers, doctors and entrepreneurs.
The president of the association, Mr. Stephen Amoah said the group was happy because one of them was the new IGP.
He said Mr. Kudalor for years, showed total commitment to serving the country and he was, therefore, not surprised that he had ascended to that position.
He also commended Commissioner of Police (COP) David Asante Apeatu a Director-General in charge of ICT and Marine Police, who also studied in the former Soviet Union.
Mr. Amoah said the Police Service, was one of the disciplined institutions in the country and a force to reckon with, and appealed to the police to safeguard the peace that the country was enjoying as the country draws closer to elections.
He said the role of the Police in the maintenance of peace in the country could not be over emphasised and urged the public to cooperate with the police in the discharge of their duties.
By Francis Asamoah Tuffour