Police undertake another shakeup

Another shakeup has hit the police service as the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu, has re-assigned some 32 officers.

An internal memo dated October 15, 2018, said the reassignments take immediate effect.

Former Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Police Service and District Commander at East Legon, Superintendent Cephas Arthur per the memo is now the Director for the Mamprobi district.

DCOP Simon Yaw Afeku, Director-General (DG) in charge of Operations is now the DG in charge of ICT at the Ghana Police National Headquarters.

The Police Service in September 2018 made 14 re-assignments within its hierarchy but per the memo, all those whose were affected by the re-assignments then should stick to the latest development.

“This posting supersedes this Headquarters posting dated 28th September, 2018,” the internal memo added.

DCOP Patric Adusei Sarpong, who was the DG, L&P, per the memo, is now the Regional Commander for the Ashanti Region.

DCOP G. Owusu-Boateng, former second in command in the Ashanti Region is now the Regional Commander for the Brong Ahafo Region.

DCOP Edward J. Oyirifi-Akrofi, former second in command in the Northern Region is now the Commander of Tema.

DCOP Francis Ebenezer Doku, who was the second in command in the Volta Region, is now the Volta Regional Commander.

DCOP Kwaku Boadu-Preprah who is the second in command in Tema is now the second in command in the Ashanti Region.

Others District directors have also been transferred to other places.

Some districts that have had their directors sent elsewhere includes: Kpesie, Tarkwa division, Kaneshie division, Agona Swedru division, Walewale, Nkawie, Amasaman, Damango, Tolon among others.citinewsroom.

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