President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed four senior officers of the Ghana Prisons Service to the position of Deputy Directors General. The appointees are Dr Francis Omane-Addo, Mrs Patience Baffoe-Bonnie, Mr Robin Asamoah Fenning, and Mr Simon Yao Adzah.
Dr. Francis Omane-Addo, previously the Director of Prisons in charge of Technical, Mrs. Patience Baffoe-Bonnie, the former Director of Prisons in charge of Services, Mr. Robin Asamoah Fenning, who served as the Central Regional Commander and Officer in Charge of the Ankaful Maximum Security Prison, and Mr. Simon Yao Adzah, previously the Officer in Charge of the Tarkwa Local Prison, are the individuals appointed.
According to a statement issued in Accra by the Ghana Prisons Service and signed by Superintendent of Prisons, Adamu Abdul Latif, Chief Public Relations officer, the appointments were made in accordance with Article 207 of the 1992 Constitution and on the advice of the Prisons Service Council. The appointments took effect on February 1, 2024.
The statement congratulated the newly appointed officers and urged them to work diligently to fulfill the mandate of the Service.