Mahama appoints new head of Ghana Prisons

Mahama appoints new head of Ghana Prisons

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed a new Director General of the Ghana Prisons service in the person of Emmanuel Yao Adzator following the retirement of the former head of the security agency, Matilda Baffour-Awuah.

A statement announcing the appointment said Mr. Adzator, who is currently the Deputy Director General of the service in charge of finance , has attended several training programmes, both home and abroad, and has the capacity and experience to lead the state agency.

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The Acting Director-General is a product of Kpando Secondary School, and holds a Degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana, has also studied Human Resource Management at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, and attended several capacity Training Courses both home and abroad.

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Mr. Adzator has also undertaken several training and leadership programs in Correctional Administration, and has been trained at the Evidenced Based Strategy and Tactics for successful Correctional Reforms, Re-Entry and Reintegration in Joyfields Training Institute-Las Vegas,Navada USA , also, he trained in New Approaches to Psychological Services in Correctional Institutions, at the Galilee College, Israel: as well as in Advanced Prisons Management, at the Galilee Management Institute, Israel.


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