Ghana: Immigration Officer shot dead and two others in critical condition

One Ghana Immigration Service officer has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Bawku, Upper East Region. Two other officers who were traveling with the deceased were shot in varying degrees and are in critical condition, receiving treatment. The officers affected are Assistant Inspector of Immigration Mr Philip Motey, who is stationed in Missiga, Assistant Inspector of Immigration Mr Lawrence Afari, who is stationed in Kulungugu, and Assistant Inspector Eric Ayidiya, who is stationed at the Pulim...[Read More]

We’re not sleeping on the job – says Immigration PRO in response to Aisha Huang’s arrest

The Ghana Immigration Service’s Head of Public Affairs, Michael Amoako-Atta, has denied allegations that officers were inept in allowing a Chinese galamsey businesswoman to re-enter the country. He claimed that the officers “intercepted” Aisha Huang and turned her over to National Security for prosecution. The “galamsey kingpin,” Aisha Huang, who was deported in 2019 has returned to Ghana and appeared before an Accra Circuit Court on Friday with Johng Li Hua, Huang ...[Read More]