Acting IGP hits ground running, shakes up police service

The acting Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor has hit the ground running with a shake up in the service barely one month after taking over the highest office of the police service.

Last week, he launched the ‘Father Christmas’ campaign ahead of the yuletide to increase police visibility and protection.

In a statement released to announce the changes, Superintendent Cephas Arthur has been confirmed as the Director of Public Affairs of the police service.

Meanwhile Director General Public Affairs, DCOP Nenyi Ampah Benin now heads the Police Investigations and Professional Standards Bureau (PIPS), confirming SUP.

Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD), Director General, DCOP Awuni leaves Accra to become the Eastern Region Commander. 

The Regional commanders for Volta, Western, Upper East, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Northern, and Upper West remain unchanged but the Central Region will have DCOP Yaagy Akuribah as its new commander.

COP Ransford Ninson who heads the Central Region as Regional Commander has been moved to the National HQ as Director General Administration.

COP Rose Bio Atinga, Director-General/ Administration is now the Director General , Research and Planning at the National Police Headquarters, a statement signed by the IGP, Friday has indicated. 

COP David Asante Apeatu who was Director General Research has been moved to the National HQ as Director General ICT.

COP Seidu Mohamadu Zakaria who was Director General, hospital now becomes the Director General , Medics at the National Police HQ, Accra.

By Martin Asiedu-Dartey||Ghana
Twitter: @Newsymartin

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