Police reshuffle: Kofi Boakye heads legal and prosecution department

Police reshuffle: Kofi Boakye heads legal and prosecution department

- Changes have been made to the hierarchy of the Ghana Police Service Management Board

- COP Mr Nathan Kofi Boakye is now the Director-General for Legal and Prosecutions

- DCOP Mr Johnson Oyirifi-Akrofi is now the Eastern Police Regional Commander

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The Ghana Police Service has made changes to its top hierarchy on Friday, July 17, 2020 an official announcement revealed.

In all, there are nine reassignments, the Ghana Police Service said in a Facebook post.

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

Police reshuffle: Kofi Boakye heads legal and prosecution department
IGP James Oppong Boanuh. Source: Facebook/Ghana Police Service
Source: UGC

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

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

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The remaining changes are;

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

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

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

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

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Ghana Police Service has said it has identified the officer who was seen on video assaulting a woman at a voters’ registration center.

He has been named as No. 61588 Lance Corporal Wormernor Samuel and he is being investigated for “professional misconduct” and assault against one Madam Ofosuwaa.

The incident, according to the police, occurred on July 9, 2020, at the Asofa M/A JHS in the Greater Accra Region, which is a designated voters’ registration center.

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