Today, January 13, 2020 marks the 90th birthday of Ghana’s first female police officer, Rosemond Nkansah.
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Ghanaians on social media were full of praise for the Madam Rosemond Nkansah. They showed praise on her and wish her God’s blessings.
Seyiram says Madam Rosemond Nkansah never took bribe
Dzifa asked the Madam Nkansah the best of the day
Professional policing was introduced to the Gold Coast by the British Colonial Authorities in 1821. Prior to this, law and order in Ghana was handled by the traditional authority.
In 1894, the Institution of Police was formalized with the passing of the Police Ordinance which gave legal authority for the formation of a civil police force.
The women branch of the service was then established, to be responsible for Juvenile crimes and offences committed by women.
In 1958, the first Ghanaian Police Commissioner, Mr. E. R. T. Madjitey was appointed to head the service.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported a corps member, the equivalent of a national service person in Ghana, from Nigeria's Kogi state, Bolufemi Princess Motunrayo, has taken his own life.
She was reported to have died after drinking two bottles of sniper, a dangerous insecticide.
The lady, who hailed from Ijumu in Kogi state, was also a graduate of Banking and Finance from Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Daily Trust reports.
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