ACFO Douglas Dorka Koyiri was born 0n 26th September, 1958 at Lawra in the Upper West Region. He was recruited into the Ghana National Fire Service on 1st December, 1977 and rose through the ranks to Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO) in 2012.




DATE                                       POSITIONS HELD

1985 - 1999                              Regional Coordinator – Rural Fire Department, Northern


1985 - 1999                 -           Additional Responsibilities – Regional Operations Officer,  

                                                   Northern Region.

1999 - 2005                 -          District Fire Officer, Yendi

2005 - 2008                 -          Deputy Regional Fire Officer (2IC) -Upper West Region

                                                 Additional responsibility- Municipal Fire Officer Wa

2009 - 2012                 -        Deputy Regional Fire Officer- Ashanti Region.

August to December 2012  Deputy Regional Fire Officer- Northern Region

Dec. 2012-to Aug 2015        Regional Fire Commander -Northern Region

Aug2015- till date                   Regional Commander-Upper East Region


(1)Special Diploma in Executive Fire Service management-Dillard university.1997-2001 USA

(2) Cerficate in MPDI - productivity Improvement For workers leadership-1999.

(3) ) MDPI - Managerial leadership skills 2010

(4) Forest firefighting in Basic wildfire behavior, firefighter and crew boss training

       with National wild fire coordinating group USA 1987

(5 ) Primary Trauma care course certificate- 2004