About Directorate

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Director-General of Prisons- Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir

The Director-General of Prisons, Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir, was born in Accra on 21st August, 1964.  He was enlisted into the Ghana Prisons Service on 5th December, 1995 as an officer cadet.  Upon successful completion of the cadet course, he was commissioned as a Deputy Superintendent of Prisons (DSP) on 5th July, 1996.  By dint of hard work and exceptional performance during Read More
DR. OMANE

Deputy Director-General of Prisons/Operations – Dr. Francis Omane Addo

Dr. Francis Omane-Addo, was born on the 9th October, 1968. He is a Ghanaian Prisons Officer with over 28 years working experience in the Ghana Prisons Service.

He was enlisted into the Ghana Prisons Service on 5th December, 1995 and was commissioned on 5th July, 1996… Read More

MAD. BAFFOE-BONNIE

Deputy Director-General of Prisons/Administration – Mrs. Patience Baffoe-Bonnie (Esq.)

Mrs. Patience Baffoe-Bonnie (Esq.) is a Lawyer, having been called to the bar in 2006, a Corrections and Security expert, Policy and Systems Analyst and a Strategist. She is a Rule of Law expert, a Social Worker, Coach, Women Empowerment Activist, Child Rights Advocate, and a Human Rights expertRead More
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Director of Prisons/Finance & Administration – Mr. Samuel Akampure Akolbire

Mr. Samuel Akampure Akolbire is an astute Prisons Officer born on the 5th of October, 1966. He was enlisted into the senior corps of the Ghana Prisons Service on 1st December, 1995, as an officer cadet… Read More

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Director of Prisons/Agric – Mr. Hanson Kwame Adu Awuku

Mr. Hanson Kwame Adu Awuku is a dynamic prisons officer with strong analytical skills and experience in corrections management. He has 28 years working experience with Prisons Service including two years duty tour with the United Nations Missions in Liberia as Corrections Advisor, Mentor and Agricultural expertRead More
DOP SAMUEL OWUSU

Director of Prisons/Operations – Mr. Samuel K. Owusu-Amponsah

Mr. Samuel Kwame Owusu Amponsah was born on the 1st of June 1963. He is an avid achiever, organizer and an excellent team player with about 31 years working experience in the Ghana Prisons Service. He joined the Ghana Prisons Service on the 6th August 1992 and was commissioned into the senior officer corps on 4th August 1995Read More
MR BENEDICT

Director of Prisons/Human Resource – Mr. Benedict Bob-Dery

Mr. Benedict Bob-Dery was born on 24th March 1970. He was enlisted into the Ghana Prisons Service on 1st December, 1995 and was commissioned on 5th July, 1996. He has served in various commanding positions in the Ghana Prison Service… Read More

GLORIA ESQ

Director of Prisons/Health – Gloria Essandoh (Esq.)

DOP Gloria Essandoh (Esq.) was born on 3rd November 1967. She was enlisted into the Ghana Prisons Service in December 1995 and was subsequently commissioned as an Assistant Superintendent of prisons in July 1996. She has 28 years of progressively responsible experience in the Corrections system/prison administration including experience in policy development and planningRead More
DOP JOANA

Director of Prisons/Welfare – Mrs. Joana Fofo Tackie-Otoo

Mrs. Joana Fofo Tackie-Otoo (Mrs) was enlisted into the Ghana Prisons Service on 5th December, 1995 and successfully commissioned on 5th July, 1996.
She has 28 years experience in the Service and has served in various commanding positions in the Ghana Prisons ServiceRead More