COP Tiwaa Addo Danquah, 30 others affected as IGP undertakes massive reshuffling

COP Tiwaa Addo Danquah, 30 others affected as IGP undertakes massive reshuffling

  • Acting IGP, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has reshuffled the police administration
  • The reshuffling undertaken affected about 30 top officers
  • Notable among them is Maame Tiwaa Addo Danquah, who was the Director-General of Welfare
  • She has been reshuffled to the position of Head of PIPS

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Accra - The acting Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has reshuffled the police administration, causing a massive shake-up in the system.

According to a report filed by Citinews, the reshuffling undertaken affected about 30 top officers.

The Director-General of Welfare, Maame Tiwaa Addo Danquah, who was earlier at the police CID, has been reshuffled to head the Police Intelligence and Professional Standards Bureau (PIPS).

COP Tiwaa Addo Danquah, 30 others affected as IGP undertakes massive reshuffling
COP Tiwaa Addo Danquah, 30 others affected as IGP undertakes massive reshuffling Photo credit: Graphic.com.gh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

Superintendent Alexander Obeng, Head of Education, Research and Training at the MTTD, has been made the Director at the Public Relations Department.

The Crime Investigation Department PRO, DSP Juliana Obeng, has been moved to the Accra Regional Police command as PRO.

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The Director-General in charge of Police Operations, COP Christian Tetteh Yohuno, has been moved to Director-General in charge of Administration

Other changes include COP Vincent Redeemer of the Police Professional Standard Bureau (PPSB), who will now be the Director-General in charge of Special Duties.

As and when the full list of the changes is released, YEN.com.gh will make it available.

In a related development, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare began to lead the Ghana Police Service as the Inspector General of Police, (IGP) per earlier instructions from the presidency.

Aside from him, the Deputy Director-General of Prisons (DDGP), Isaac Kofi Egyir, has also assumed office acting as the Director-General of the Ghana Prisons Service.

51-year-old Dr. Akuffo Dampare now becomes Ghana’s 30th IGP and is the youngest acting IGP to be appointed in the Fourth Republic and the eighth youngest since Ghana gained independence.

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Beginning Monday, August 2, 2021, the two new persons took over the mantle at the two-state institutions in acting positions.

James Oppong-Boanuh, the then IGP, handed over the flag of command to Dr. Dampare at a pulling-out ceremony in honor of the outgoing IGP, a lawyer, who served the service for 33 years.

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