President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promoted two Deputy Commissioners of Police to the rank of Commissioners of Police (COP).
The two are Kwasi Mensah-Duku, who is the Ashanti Regional Commander and Paul Manly Awini, the Central Regional Commander.
The promotions, which took effect on July 1, 2019, was on the recommendation of the Police Council.
According to a wireless messaged issued by the police, President Akufo-Addo approved the recommendation of the Police Council for the two to be promoted.
The president also approved the application for extension of service in the Ghana Police Service, Kwasi Mensah Duku for two years, the contract appointment shall, therefore, expire on 9th July 2021.
President Akufo-Addo in April this year promoted five senior police officers from the rank of Deputy Commissioners of Police to Commissioners, including the current CID Boss, Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah.
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