[ 2012-01-27 ]
William Kwasi Aboah
William Kwasi Aboah - The man to head Ghana’s Interior Ministry
Born June 4, 1939, William Kwasi Aboah is the
Minister designate for the Interior, and should be
taking office soon if he goes through vetting.
With a rich legal background as a former External
Examiner in Criminal Law and Lecturer in Criminal
Law at the Ghana Law School and Lecturer in
Criminal Law at the Ghana Police College, William
Aboah has also a rich security background from the
Ghana Police Service.
Between 1954 and 1974, Mr. Aboah passed out from
the Police Training Depot as a Constable and
assigned general police duties. Appointed a
Detective after going through successful training
at the Detective Training School.
Between 1974 and 1976 he was promoted to the rank
of Inspector and took charge of several units and
stations including Regional CID Accra, Volta,
Central and CID Headquarters, after which he
enrolled at the Police College and passed out
successfully with the rank of ASP in 1976.
In 1983, Mr. Aboah was posted to Ghana’s High
Commission in London as Counselor in charge of
Passports and Immigration Section until 1989 and
is reputed to be the only person to combine and
administer the two institutions in Ghana.
Mr. Aboah attended the Larteh Presby Boarding
School 1951 to 1954, followed up at the Workers
College, Accra, from 1965 to 1970, University Of
Ghana, Legon, Accra from 1978 to 1981 where he
studied law (LLB). He followed to the Ghana Law
School, Accra from 1981 to 1983 (BL) and finally
to the University College, London, UK where he
graduated with LLM from 1984 to 1986.
He was awarded the Sword of Honour presented by
the Head of State of Ghana for being all rounds
Best Cadet Officer in 1977 and has attended a
number of international training programmes, some
of which he served as facilitator. Read a full CV
of Mr. William Kwasi Aboah here.pdf
Source - Joy News
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