Five immigration officers from the Ghana Immigration Service have been interdicted for illegally helping foreigners enter Ghana. The five officers were stationed at Aflao Sector Command which is in the Volta Region. The five are being accused of helping foreigners get into Ghana through unapproved ways.
The five interdicted officers include Asst. Inspector Sarah Adubea, ICO Jennifer Owusu Ansah, Asst. Inspector Isaac Ahiafor Agbeyenyega, R.O Joyce Nketia, and ICO Juliana Anning.
According to a statement from the immigration department: “This is to inform you that the above-mentioned officers have been interdicted with immediate effect.
“It is consequent to their alleged involvement in the facilitation of illegal entries of foreign nationals through unapproved routes in the Aflao command, acts with constitute offenses under Section 52(1) of the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573); ‘A person who assists any person to enter Ghana in contravention of this Act’ and also in breach of the President’s directives on border closure.
“While on the interdiction, you would be entitled to two thirds (2/3) of your salary.”