In consultation with the Council of State, President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has confirmed the appointments of the Inspector General of Police, Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces and Chief of Army Staff.
The communiqué was passed on to Peacefmonline.com by the Director of Communications at the Office of the President, Mr. Eugene Arhin.
Mr. David Asante Appeatu, has been appointed the Inspector General of Police. He once served as the Director of the Specialised Crime and Analysis (SCA) Unit at the INTERPOL headquarters in Lyon France.
He is a Government of Ghana gazette Firearms Examiner and also a gazetted Controlled Drug Analyst and has performed various assignments across the world.
For the Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces post, Maj. Gen. Obed Boamah Akwa, has been appointed by the president. He enlisted into the Ghana Military Academy in October 1975 and was commissioned into the Ghana Army as a Second Lieutenant in March 1977 with extensive experience in Global Security.
Maj. Gen. William Azure Ayamdo is Ghana’s Chief of Army Staff. He replaces Major General Obed Boamah Akwa who has been appointed by the president as Chief of Defence Staff.
Full statement below…
APPOINTMENT OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF, AND CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF
Pursuant to Articles 202 and 212 of the Constitution, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has, in consultation with the Council of State, confirmed the appointments of the following persons:
1. Mr. David Asante Appeatu – Inspector General of Police
2. Maj. Gen. Obed Boamah Akwa – Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces
3. Maj. Gen. William Azure Ayamdo – Chief of Army Staff
The said appointments take effect forthwith.
Director of Communications
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