Mind Your Business – IGP Fires British High Commissioner
Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has warned the British High Commissioner to Ghana not to interfere in things that do not concern her.
The suggestion is in response to the High Commissioner’s tweet about the arrest of Oliver Barker-Vormawor, one of the #FixTheCountry movement’s conveners, for a traffic violation.
The IGP questioned the British High Commissioner, Harriet Thompson, in a four-page letter dated May 20, 2022, and addressed to her about Mr. Barker-arrest, Vormawor’s especially as he was among other drivers held separately for road traffic violations on Tuesday, May 17.
He went on to say that her tweet was not only “biased” and “uninformed,” but that it also violated the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, which prohibits diplomatic missions from interfering in the domestic affairs of their host countries.
Following Mr. Barker-arrest Vormawor for a driving violation on May 17, the British High Commissioner tweeted, “Oliver Barker Vormawor, convener of #FixTheCountry movement, arrested again, I understand for a motoring offense on his way to court. I’ll be interested to see where this goes…”.
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