Kofi Bentum Quantson Biography


Kofi Bentum Quantson biography: Kofi Bentum Quantson is a Ghanaian security intelligence expert born on 6th July, 1934 in Ghana.

Kofi studied at Clayborn College Sekondi. He proceeded to do his senior Cambridge Examination and then went to Wesley College in Kumasi. He also studied at the University of Ghana in Legon.

Kofi began his career as a teacher and later worked with the Ghanaian Times Newspaper as a features editor. He then joined the Special Branch of the Ghana Police Service which later became the Bureau of National Investigations. He became its director in 1979. He rose to become the Commissioner of Police in Charge of the Criminal Investigative Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. In 1989, he was recalled to establish the Narcotics Control Board of Ghana, becoming the Executive Secretary. Until 2001, he served as the National Security Co-ordinator.

Kofi has won several awards including the ECOWAS Drug Control Merit Award in Senegal in 1999 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of the Volta (CV) Civil Division.


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