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NIA Gets New Director


The Assistant Commissioner of the Immigration, Francis Palmdeti, has been appointed to serve as the Acting Director of Corporate Affairs at the National Identification Authority (NIA).

According to a press release signed by the Executive Secretary of the NIA, Kenneth Attafuah, the appointment of Francis Palmdeti is for a one year term.

His appointment took effect from October 2, this year.

ACI Palmdeti, according to the statement comes to the position with a strong leadership and interpersonal skills with eight years working experience of Head of Public Affairs at the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS).

He is said to have closely engaged with the statutory work and activities of the NIA including the communications programme for the Foreigner Identification Management System (FIMS) project.

“Apart from his deep and close professional engagement with the NIA, Mr. Palmdeti is quite passionate about national identity issues. Until his new appointment, he was the Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service”, the statement read.

He is a product of the University of Ghana, Legon where he obtained his first degree in Archaeology and Religions in 1999 and a postgraduate degree in Law (LLB Honours Degree) in 2007.

By: Emmanuel Yeboah Britwum/ thePublisher

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