General NewsLatest

Akufo-Addo promotes Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, 3 Police Doctors and 1,248 others

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promoted the  Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander Mr David Agyemang Adjem to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP).

His promotion took effect from January 1, 2020, according to a release issued by the Public Affairs Directorate of the Ghana Police Service.

Three Doctors -Desmond M. Addo, Christiana A Asare and Samuel Ofori all of the Police hospital have also been promoted by the Inspector-General of Police, from Chief Superintendents to the rank of ACPs with the approval of the Police Council effective 1st June 2020.

Also promoted by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr James Oppong-Boanuh are 1,244 Junior Police Officers of various ranks, in accordance with the Police Service Regulation 2012 (C.I.76). These are five Inspectors promoted to the rank of Chief Inspectors; 1,224 Corporals promoted as Sergeants; five Lance Corporals whose promotions were withheld due to cases pending against them; four officers who were inadvertently left out of the recent Administrative Promotions; three persons whose promotions were deferred and two others who have also been reinstated after acquittal from disciplinary charges.

All the promotions are upon the recommendation of the Police Council headed by the Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.


Please send us your articles for publication via


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *