Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Felix Peprah Kyei (rtd), who served as IGP of the Ghana Police Service from 27th November 1979 to 6th October 1981, was over the weekend, Saturday, 23 February 2019 laid to rest in his hometown, Agogo in the Ashanti Region.
The funeral saw attendance from the current IGP, Mr David Asante-Apeatu, and members of the Police Management Board and many other police officers. Also sighted at the funeral were retired IGPs Mr. Ernest Owusu Poku, H.E. Nana Owusu Nsiah, Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan and Dr. John Kudalor. Members of the National Association of Retired Officers (NARPO) and Police Wives Association were also present.
About ex-IGP Felix Peprah Kyei (rtd)
Ex-IGP Felix Peprah Kyei (rtd) was born on 16th January 1940 in Ghana. He was recruited into the Ghana Police Service on 7th July 1965 after graduating from the University of Ghana.
By dint of hard work, he rose through the ranks, serving variously as District Commander, Directing Staff, Staff Officer, Regional Commander, Schedule Officer and the ultimate position in the Service, was appointed the by the President, Dr. Hilla Limann on 27th November 1979.
He retired voluntarily on 6th October 1981 at the age of 41 but continued to keep ties with the Police Service, offering his advise, time and services whenever needed.
IGP Kyei (rtd) died on 30th November 2018.