Some Junior Police Officers have earned various promotions by climbing the ranking ladder of the Ghana Police Service.
Over 6,000 officers within the ranks of Inspector, Sergeant, Corporal, Lance Corporal, and Constable have all been promoted to the next higher ranks.
The promotions took effect from today, January 1, 2020, and were confirmed by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
He disclosed that 390 Inspectors have however had their promotion to the rank of Chief Inspectors backdated to July 1, 2019, due to administrative adjustments.
In a social media post, the Police administration wished the newly promoted officers ‘heartiest congratulations’.
Nana Addo promotes ACP Eklu, 20 other police officers to higher ranks
Last year in December, President Nana Akufo-Addo also promoted five Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCOP) and 16 Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP).
Those who have been newly-promoted include the Director of Police Public Affairs, David Eklu who was elevated from his previous ACP position to DCOP rank.
The promotions which followed the recommendations of the Police Council also take effect from January 1, 2020. Commissioners who have been promoted were:
1. DCOP/Mr. Samuel Monney, Director-General/Technical Department
2. DCOP/Nana Asomah Hinneh, Director-General/Human Resource Department
3. DCOP/Mr. Ebenezer Francis Doku, Director-General/Special Duties
4. DCOP/Mr. Patrick Atampugre Akolgo, Director-General/National Protection Department
5. DCOP/Mr. Edward Tabiri, Director-General/Police Intelligence Department
Promoted Deputy Commissioners include:
1. ACP/Barima Tweneboah Sasraku, Deputy-Director General/CID
2. ACP/Mr. Kwadwo Antwi Tabi, Director Education
3. ACP/Mr. Wilfred Boahen Frimpong, Deputy Regional Commander, Bono
4. ACP/Mr. Edmund Ohene Bosompem, Commanding Officer, NPTS
5. ACP/Mr. Okyere Darko Asumadu, Deputy Regional Commander, Bono East
6. ACP/Mr. Afful Boakye Yiadom, Deputy Regional Commander, Eastern
7. ACP/Mr. Iddi Lansah Seidu, Director, Marine, Ports and Harbour
8. ACP/Mr. Stephen Adane-Mensah, Deputy Director, Service Workshop
9. ACP/Mr. Anderson Fosu-Ackaah, Central MTTU Commander
10. ACP/Mr. Mohammed Fuseini Suraji, United Nations
11. ACP/Dr. Sayibu Pabi Gariba, Director of National Operations
12. ACP/Mr. David Senanu Eklu, Director-General Public Affairs Department
13. ACP/Mr. Joseph Gyamera Oklu, Director of Operations, CID
14. ACP/Mr. Charles Domanban, Deputy Regional Commander, Savannah
15. ACP/Mr. Victor Adusah-Poku, Administrator, Police Hospital
16. ACP/Mrs. Habiba Yaa Akyere Twumasi-Sarpong, Deputy Regional Commander, Central