21st May 2024

James Oppong-Boanuh, IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, has made changes to the hierarchy of the Ghana Police Service nationwide. In all, nine reassignment have been made.


The Head of Research and Planning, COP Nathan Kofi Boakye, has been moved to head the Legal and Prosecution Department of the Police Service.


The Central Regional Commander, COP Paul Manly Awini, is now the Director-General for Research, Planning and Transformation. The Tema Regional Commander, DCOP Johnson Oyirifi-Akrofi, is now heading to the Eastern Region the Regional Commander.


The Eastern Regional Police Commander, DCOP Afful Boakye Yiadom, is now the Accra Regional Police Commander while the Accra Regional Commander, DCOP Frederick Adu-Anim, is now the Director-General for Information, Communication Technology (ICT).

Other reassignments.


DCOP Habiba Akyere Twumasi -Sarpong is now the Central Police Regional Commander. The new North East Police Regional Commander is now DCOP Paul Ayittey. DCOP Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II will now head the Tema Police Regional Command. Meanwhile, DCOP Charles Domanban is now Oti Police Regional Commander.


Earlier reshuffle


This latest reshuffle follows the last one which was done by the Inspector General of Police on January 3, 2020.


That shake-up saw DCOP David Eklu reassigned to the Police Hospital as an Administrator and Supt Mrs Sheila Abayie-Buckman as the new Director of Public Affairs.


The reshuffle also saw a host of other heads of the Police administration reassigned to other portfolios.


Notable amongst them was Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, who used to be the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), reassigned as Director-General in-charge of Welfare at the Ghana Police Service.


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