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General News of Friday, 21 June 2019


New regions get police commanders in reshuffle

The Ghana Police Service has posted regional commanders to the newly created regions with effect from June 20, 2019.

DCOP Emmanuel Djan Kyere, who was the second-in-command in the Eastern Region, is the new Bono East Regional Commander.

DCOP Kwadwo Boapea Otchere, who is the Commander of the Upper West Regional Command, is heading to the Western North Region.

His place will be taken over by the Director General of the Service’s Private Security Organisation (PSO), Francis Aboagye Nyarko, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP).

The Armourer General at the National Headquarters, DCOP Albert Naang-Baa Denkabe, will now be the North East Regional Police Commander.

The Oti Regional Command will also be headed by DCOP Osei Asibey Ahenkan, who was a Deputy Director General at the Motor Transport and Traffic Department of the Service.

The Ahafo Regional Command will be headed by DCOP Kwaku Boadu Peprah, who was the second-in-command in the Accra Region.

DCOP Enoch Adutwum Bediako heads to the Savannah Region as the regional commander from his position as the Deputy Central Regional Police Commander.

The Accra Regional Command will now be headed by DCOP Frederick Adu Anim, who until the latest posting was the Deputy Ashanti Regional Commander.

Some divisional commanders have also been promoted with the Cantonments Divisional Commander ACP Wilfred Boahen Frimpong heads to the Bono Region as the second-in-command.

The Dormaa Divisional Commander ACP Charles Domanban headed to the Savannah Region as the Deputy Regional Commander whilst the Divisional Commander in Madina, ACP Emmanuel Afriyie Sakyi, will now be the second-in-command in Accra Region.

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The last shakeup in the Ghana Police Service saw the IGP reassigned 122 of his officers in February 2019.