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FIRST MEETING OF PAST DIRECTORS ,DEPUTY DIRECTORS, COMPTROLLER - GENERALS AND DEPUTY COMPTROLLER GENERALS WITH THE CURRENT COMPTROLLER GENERAL AND HIS DEPUTIES OF GHANA IMMIGRATION SERVICE


Ghana Immigration Service current Comptroller General Mr. K.A Takyi today had a special meeting with former immigration senior offices .In His speech He emphasized that,"It is with pleasure and a high sense of satisfaction we have invited you here to participate and share in first ever meeting of past  Directors ,Deputy Directors,Comptroller Generals and their Deputies.

He said,we are privileged to have all the former head and their deputies here.All of you have worked assiduously for many years for the service,the results of which speak for themselves.

According to him,The purpose of our gathering this morning is to tap into your expertise in moving the service to another level from where progressively and cumulatively you left it. Your views on the way forward for the our humble institution will be very much welcome.

It is worthy to particularly note that the service in its efforts to expand and to effectively manage migration in Ghana has seen the passage of the Immigration service ACT,2016 (Act 908)and the Legislative instrument 2245.

"This has explicitly given the GIS the responsibility of patrolling the country's borders,empowering the personnel of the service with the legal mandate to bear arm and also to issue entry visas a abroad. In this regard, the service is also working fervently to actualize the development of officers to Ghana's missions abroad. In all of these among others ,we are looking forward to your wise counsel ,guidance and connections on the way forward."

He continued, As part of the expansion of the operational activities of the service, I am happy to inform you with the creation of Immigration professional standards and their unit (IPSEU),the international Relations unit,the chaplaincy and the protocol and Events Management Unit.

In conclusion Mr. K.A Takyi  explained that",As some of you are aware ,we also have established a clinic ,which is located at the around floor of BLOCK B at the HQ. This is expected to cater for the health needs of serving and retired officer. The facility is also open to our clients for medical examination, He said. "



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