THE immediate past Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mike Mbama Okiro will today deliver a lecture on community policing inÂ Ghana. Â
The lecture tagged: Community Policing in Africa; Hopes, fears and challenges is put together by the Democrat Awa, Ghana which is aimed at bringing African leaders together with a view to brain storming on the need to build on the legacy of democracy.
AÂ statement made available to Saturday Vanguard by the chairman ofÂ Aidon Communication Ghana, Mr. S A Michael Ehinjator; also hinted that the former IGP would also be conferred with the prestigious African Democratic Merit Award for his selfless and outstanding leadership while he held sway as the police IG.
According to the statement, â€œThe summit is organized to bring leaders together and sensitized them on the need to build upon the legacy of democracy and how best to bring the dividends of democracy to the door step of the people they govern.
The organizers wish to inform you that you will also be honoured with African democrat merit award as an outstanding African leaders and philanthropists for your immense contributions to national security, policing and development of human resources for the betterment ofÂ mankind.â€
Mr. Okiro was appointed the 13th indigenous Inspector-General ofÂ Police in 2006, and bowed out having attained the mandatory retirement age of 60 in July 21, 2009.