Police Reshuffle: Kofi Boakye, others reassigned


The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, has made changes to the hierarchy of the police service nationwide.

In all, eight reassignment have been made according to our sources.

Head of Research and Planning, COP Nathan Kofi Boakye has been moved to head the Legal and Prosecution Department of the Police Service.

Central Regional Commander, Cop Paul Manly Awini is now the Director-General for Research, Planning and Transformation.

Tema Regional Commander, DCOP Johnson Oyirifi-Akrofi is now heading to the Eastern Region as its Regional Commander.

Eastern Regional Police Commander, DCOP, Afful Boakye Yiadom is now the Accra Regional Police Commander.

Accra Regional Police Commander,  DCOP Frederick Adu-Anim is now the Director-General for Information, Communication Technology (ICT).

Other reassignments

DCOP Habiba Akyere Twumasi -Sarpong is now the Central Police Regional Commander.

The new North East Police Regional Commander is now DCOP Paul Ayittey.

DCOP Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II will now head the Tema Police Regional Command.

Meanwhile, DCOP Charles Domanban is now Oti Police Regional Commander.

This latest reshuffle follows the last one which was done by the Inspector General of Police on January 3, 2020.

In that shake-up, it saw DCOP David Eklu reassigned to the Police Hospital as an Administrator and Supt. Mrs. Sheila Abayie-Buckman as the new Director of Public Affairs.

The reshuffle also saw a host of other heads of the Police administration reassigned to other portfolios.

Notable amongst them was Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, who used to be the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) reassigned as Director-General in-charge of Welfare at the Ghana Police Service.


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