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470 RECRUIT OFFICERS PASS OUT

The Ghana Prisons Service on Friday, 29th April, 2022 successfully held a Passing Out Ceremony for 470 recruit officers. The recruits of course 118 underwent 5 months para military training including classroom tuition, physical training and drill. Prior to their final part of the training at the training school,...

REMAIN NEUTRAL AND PROFESSIONAL-DGP

The Director-General of Prisons (DGP), Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir, has urged prison officers to be neutral and professional in the discharge of their duties. Mr. Egyir made the call last week during durbars with officers at Bawku, Navrongo and Tamale Central Prisons as part of his 2-day working visit to...

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA COMMENDS GPS

The Ghana Prisons Service has been commended for its best practices and operations in ensuring safe custody, welfare, reformation and rehabilitation of inmates in the country’s prisons. Brigadier- General Morgan S. Sitwala (Rtd.) made this assertion when he led an 11-member parliamentary delegation of the Committee on National Security and...

DGP PAYS COURTESY CALL ON UE REGIONAL MINISTER

The Director-General of Prisons (DGP), Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir, accompanied by the Director of Prisons(DOP) Mrs. Patience Baffoe-Bonnie, yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Upper East Regional Minister, Hon. Stephen Yakubu, at his residency in the regional capital, Bolgatanga. According to Mr. Isaac Egyir, the visit which forms part...

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF NARCOTIC CONTROL COMMISSION PAYS COURTESY CALL TO DIRECTOR GENERAL OF PRISONS

The Director-General of the Narcotic Control Commission, Mr. Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh, together with some members of the commission paid a courtesy call on the Director-General of the Prisons Service, Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir at the Prisons Headquarters, yesterday in Accra. Acoording to Mr. Adu-Amanfoh, the visit was to formally introduce...

GHANA PRISONS SERVICE LAUNCHES A TRAINING PROGRAMME ON INSURANCE LITERACY FOR OFFICERS

The National Insurance Commission in collaboration with the Prisons Administration has launched a training programme on insurance literacy for Prison officers at the Ghana Prisons Headquarters in Accra. Speaking at the launch today, the Director-General of Prisons, Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir commended the National Insurance Commission for initiating such a...

GHANA COMMEMORATES 28TH FEBRUARY CROSSROAD SHOOTING

A wreath laying ceremony has been held to commemorate the 74th Anniversary of the Crossroad Shooting incident on the 28th February, 1948, following the Second World War and failure to fulfil promises made to the war veterans. The ceremony took place today at the Nationalism Park at Osu in...

DGP ISAAC EGYIR HONOURED WITH GHANA LEADERSHIP AWARDS

The Director-General of Prisons, Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir, has received the Executive Achievement Award in recognition of his exemplary leadership role in the areas of Promoting Peace locally and worldwide, from the Ghana Leadership Awards. The prestigious Award was conferred on him together with the Chief Fire Officer of the...