Due to his professionalism and fearlessness, the Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), Mr. Kwame Asuah Takyi (Esq.), has elevated Emmanuel Ofosu-Acheampong from Assistant Immigration Control Officer II (AICO II) to Assistant Immigration Control Officer I (AICO I).
AICO I An officer with the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) stationed at the Kasoa Command in the Central East Region, Emmanuel Ofosu-Acheampong, acted instinctively and prevented the attempted kidnapping of a young female student who was traveling by public transportation (Trotro) from Nsawam to Dome.
According to a formal statement issued by the Head of Public Affairs, Chief Superintendent Amoako Atta, the CGI honored the gallant officer on behalf of the National Immigration Management Committee.
Mr. Takyi praised the officer’s alertness and prompt action in saving the young student from the alleged kidnappers.
He said that he was astounded by the news’s viral nature across so many media channels.
“Notwithstanding the risks involved on a busy road, the Officer, AICO I Emmanuel Ofosu-Acheampong acted responsibly and timely, garnering commendation from the public, security experts and opinion leaders nationwide,” the CGI said.
Mr. Takyi asked the newly promoted Officer to continue setting a good example everywhere he goes and to raise the GIS flag even higher.
He counseled him to take courage from the promotion and keep up his discipline.
“Don’t let this elevation get into your head and become arrogant but rather be humbled and continue to be a worthy ambassador of the Service,” he advised.
AICO I Emmanuel Ofosu-Acheampong received a promotion in addition to a plaque, certificate, and citation in honor of his bravery.