Ghana Police Promotes Service Horse To Rank Of A Sergeant Following Its Passing

Ghana Police Promotes Service Horse To Rank Of A Sergeant Following Its Passing

  • A horse with the Ghana Police Service has been promoted to the rank of sergeant following its passing
  • The horse, named Queen Mother, had served in the Ghana Police Service for over four years until its passing
  • The Ghana Police Service said the horse had served Ghana with unwavering commitment and dedication

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The Ghana Police Service has promoted a horse to the rank of sergeant following its passing.

The horse, named Queen Mother, passed away on August 8, 2023.

Ghana Police Promotes Service Horse
The horse named Queen Mother had served the police service for over four years. Source: Facebook/@GhanaPoliceService
Source: Facebook

She was described by the police as one of its most distinguished horses, known for unwavering dedication.

Queen Mother had been with the Police Mounted Squadron since 2019.

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"The majestic horse had taken part in numerous significant events, including Independence Day Parades, the opening of Parliament during the State of the Nation’s Address and graduation of Cadet Officers," police said in a statement.

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The police also urged Ghanaians to take assurances from the horse's dedication to police service.

"The legacy of this remarkable horse will continue to inspire and remind Ghanaians of the unwavering commitment and dedication that define the nation's law enforcement agency. "

Queen Mother left behind three offspring, with the youngest being two weeks old.

Police killed in robbery attack promoted

Recently, reported that the policeman who was killed in the bullion van attack has been given a posthumous promotion to Lance Corporal.

Prior to his untimely death, Emmanuel Bobbie who was providing security to the bullion van when he met his untimely death was a Constable General.

Speaking during the funeral ceremony of the late Emmanuel Osei on July 20, 2023, the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, confirmed the promotion.

IGP sued over promotions

On the issue of promotions, reported that IGP Dr George Akuffo Dampare, the Ghana Police Service and the Attorney General were sued by 82 police officers.

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The 82 officers said there was a deliberate ploy to deny them their promotions despite being eligible many months ago.

The officers have filed a suit at the high court demanding that they be given the promotions due to them.

SP Kofi Sarpong announces promotion

Meanwhile, reported that Gospel musician and police officer SP Kofi Sarpong announced that he had been made an Assistant Commissioner of Police.

He disclosed the good news on his Instagram page, expressing both delight and excitement about the new adventure.

SP Kofi Sarpong has had a successful career in music and security services.

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