Daniel Alolga Akata Pore

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Daniel Alolga Akata Pore
Member of the Provisional National Defence Council
In office
11 January 1982 – 23 November 1982
President Jerry Rawlings
Personal details
Born Ghana
Nationality Ghanaian
Profession Soldier
Military service
Allegiance Ghana
Service/branch Ghana Army
Rank Sergeant

Daniel Alolga Akata Pore is a Ghanaian politician and former soldier. He was a member of the Provisional National Defence Council which ruled Ghana following the military coup d'état on 31 December 1981.

He was arrested along with others including Tata Ofosu, editor of the June Four Movement’s paper The Workers’ Banner and Kwame Pianim on 23 November 1982 following the capture of part of Gondar Barracks, Burma Camp in an apparent abortive coup attempt.[1] He remained in custody until 19 June 1983, when he among with others escaped from custody during another coup attempt by led by Sergeant Abdul Malik and Corporal Carlos Halidu Giwa.[2]

He went into exile in London, United Kingdom, following his escape.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Rawlings Revolution". A Historical survey of Ghana. GhanaDistricts.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "JJ'S LIST OF TRAITORS (3) ...The Al-Hajj's Exclusive Archive from 1979 to Date". ModernGhana.com. 8 June 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ghanaian Chronicle". Press review. Ghana Home Page. 24 February 1999. Retrieved 30 December 2012.