IGP’s first shake-up: Kofi Boakye moves to national HQ

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publiceyeThe Ghana Police Administration has announced a major reshuffle of its personnel, Peacefmonline.com can confirm.

The changes effected by the Police Service are as follows;

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Kofi Boakye has been reshuffled to hold a position at the Police National Headquarters.

COP Kofi Boakye is to take the position currently held by COP Rose Bio Atinga as Director of Research and Planning while COP Rose Bio Atinga becomes the Director General, Technical.

DCOP Isaac Ken Yeboah, the Northern Regional Police Commander, will become the Ashanti Regional Police Commander.

COP Ransford Ninson, Director General of Administration will now become the Director General of Welfare.

COP James Oppong-Boanuh, Director General, Services, has now been appointed as the Director General, Administration.

Commandant of the Police Command and Staff College at Winneba, COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare is to become the Director General of ICT, a post which was previously held by the current Inspector General of Police (IGP) David Asante- Apeatu.

The Director General, Special Duties, DCOP Osabarima Oware Asare Pinkro III has been appointed as the new Accra Regional Police Commander.

ACP Timothy Yosa Bonga, current commander of the Accra Regional Police Command, is to Head the Inspection Unit of the Police Service.

DCOP George Tuffuor, Director of the Education and Training Directorate, has been transferred to to be the Tema Regional Police Commander and the Upper West Regional Police Commander, DCOP Kwasi Mensah-Duku, has been appointed the Western Regional Police Commander.

The IGP has also appointed DCOP Kwame Tachie-Poku, currently the Central Regional Police Command has now been transferred to the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command.

ACP Nana Asomah Hinneh, currently the Deputy Volta Regional Police Command moves to head the Command in the Region.

The Director General of the MTTD, ACP Patrick Adusei Sarpong, has been moved to head the Northern Regional Command and ACP Kwadwo Boapea Otchere, has also been appointed as the new Upper West Regional Commander.

This was revealed by the Public Relations Officer of the Police Service, Cephas Arthur in an interview on PeaceFM News Bulletin at 6 pm.


New IGP’s first shake-up

The new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante-Apeatu, on January 27, made his first changes at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police Service, a unit he once headed.

The Director-General of the CID, COP Prosper Agblor, was moved to head the Special Duties Department as the Director General, and his Deputy, ACP Dennis Ako-Dem,also moved to the Special Duties Department.

DCOP Bright Oduro, who was the Director General;Welfare, was appointed Director General of the CID.

ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo Danquah, who previously headed the police command and staff college, and moved to the ministries divisional police command, and finally at PIPS within a space of seven months, was appointed second in command at the CID.


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