More than 6,000 Ghanaian junior police officers across have been promoted by the Inspector General of Police, COP James Oppong-Boanuh, to officers of various ranks.
Police inspectors, sergeants, corporals, lance corporals and constables have effective January 1, 2020 been moved to their respective higher ranks within the Police Service, a statement from the Ghana Police said.
It however explained that some 390 Inspectors whose promotion to the rank of Chief Inspectors has been backdated to take retrospective effect from July 1, 2019 “due to administrative adjustments”.
“The Police Administration wishes the newly promoted officers heartiest congratulations!”, the statement added.
These promotions are the second to be announced by the Ghana Police Service in December 2019.
On December 27, Five deputy commissioners of police and 16 assistant commissioners of police were Promoted to the Ranks of COPs and DCOPs Respectively by President Nana Akufo-Addo on the recommendation of the Police Council.
The promotions take effect from January 1, 2020.
Their names were given as:
- DCOP/Mr. Samuel Monney, Director-General/Technical Department
- DCOP/Nana Asomah Hinneh, Director-General/Human Resource Department
- DCOP/Mr. Ebenezer Francis Doku, Director-General/Special Duties
- DCOP/Mr. Patrick Atampugre Akolgo, Director-General/National Protection Department
- DCOP/Mr. Edward Tabiri, Director-General/Police Intelligence Department
The Deputy Commissioners are:
- ACP/Barima Tweneboah Sasraku, Deputy-Director General/CID
- ACP/Mr. Kwadwo Antwi Tabi, Director Education
- ACP/Mr. Wilfred Boahen Frimpong, Deputy Regional Commander, Bono
- ACP/Mr. Edmund Ohene Bosompem, Commanding Officer, NPTS
- ACP/Mr. Okyere Darko Asumadu, Deputy Regional Commander, Bono East
- ACP/Mr. Afful Boakye Yiadom, Deputy Regional Commander, Eastern
- ACP/Mr. Iddi Lansah Seidu, Director, Marine, Ports and Harbour
- ACP/Mr. Stephen Adane-Mensah, Deputy Director, Service Workshop
- ACP/Mr. Anderson Fosu-Ackaah, Central MTTU Commander
- ACP/Mr. Mohammed Fuseini Suraji, United Nations
- ACP/Dr. Sayibu Pabi Gariba, Director of National Operations
- ACP/Mr. David Senanu Eklu, Director-General Public Affairs Department
- ACP/Mr. Joseph Gyamera Oklu, Director of Operations, CID
- ACP/Mr. Charles Domanban, Deputy Regional Commander, Savannah
- ACP/Mr. Victor Adusah-Poku, Administrator, Police Hospital
- ACP/Mrs. Habiba Yaa Akyere Twumasi-Sarpong, Deputy Regional Commander, Central
“The Police Administration wishes the newly promoted officers heartiest congratulations. Of particular mention from Officers of the Public Affairs Department is their Director-General, DCOP Mr. David S. Eklu,” a statement from the Police Service said.