Major changes in Ghana Immigration Service

  The Comptroller-General of Immigration of the Ghana Immigration Service, Mr. Kwame Asuah Takyi has made changes to the top echelon of the service. While some senior officers were reassigned, other new appointments were made with immediate effect in line with Immigration Service Regulations of 2016, L.I. 2245. “These changes also seeks to inject some dynamism and innovation into the newly assigned roles and responsibilities at the various commands,” a statement by the service said. The Commander for the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) Regional Command, Deputy Commissioner of Immigration (DCI) Eric Afari will now head the Management Information Systems Department. He would be replaced by Assistant Commissioner of Immigration (ACI) Edith Penelope Quaye of the Tema Regional Command. DCI Isaac Owusu Mensah who was the Volta Regional Commander is now the Head of the Border Management Department. The Second-In-Command of Legal at the Headquarters, DCI Peter Nantuo is to replace DCI Isaac Owusu Mensah as the Volta Regional Commander. ACI Kofi Owusu goes to head the Northern Regional Command with Chief Superintendent of Immigration (CSI) Noah Ahomka Yeboah who was the Northern Regional Commander is moving to the Aflao Sector Command as the Second-In-Command. The Chief Staff Officer, ACI Theophilus Nii Laryea is now the Officer-In-Charge of the National Enforcement at the Headquarters and he is being replaced by CSI Lawrence Agyapong of Sekondi Enforcement. CSI Ahmed Musah who was the Officer-In-Charge of the Accra Enforcement would now head the Elubo Sector Command in the Western Region whiles the Second-In-Command of the KIA Regional Command, CSI Fred Duodo moves to the Eastern Regional Command as the Second-In-Command. The others are CSI Abraham Quaye as the Second-In-Command of the Greater Accra Regional Command, CSI Emmanuel Oteng as the Second-In-Command of the KIA Regional Command, CSI Justice Ayensu as the Officer-In-Charge of Winneba District Command, CSI Michael Asiedu Ampomah as the Second-In-Command of the Management Information Systems at the Headquarters and CSI George Arthur as the Officer-In-Charge of the Bole Command. The rest are CSI Abdul-Rashid Awal to the Tema Regional Command, CSI Kwame Fosu Korletey as the Officer-In-Charge of the Tema Harbour, Supt. Henrietta Amparbeng as the Officer-In-Charge of Western Regional Enforcement, Supt. Richard Agyapong as the Officer-In-Charge of Kasoa in the Central Region, Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI) Frank Apronti as the Second-In-Command of Document Fraud and Expertise Centre (DFEC) in Accra and DSI Moses Adjei Amankwah to the Accra Enforcement.

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