Naval Captain Emmanuel Wayoe was enlisted into the Ghana Navy in January 1993 and commissioned as a Technical Officer in August the same after his basic training at the Ghana Military Academy, Teshie, Accra. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Human Resource option) from the Valley View University, a Bachelors’ Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), a Postgraduate Diploma in Administration from Cambridge International College, a Postgraduate Diploma and a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Administration both from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

Naval Captain Wayoe has attended various specialized military and civil courses. Notable among the military courses are the Marine Engineering Specialization at the Marine Engineering College, Shivaji, India from 1995 to 1997, Public and Non Public Accounts Course at Forces Pay Regiment, Burma Camp in 1994, Fire Officers’ and Mechanical Transport Officers’ Courses at Defence Mechanical Transport Battalion, Burma Camp in 1995 and 1994 respectively. Naval Captain Wayoe has undertaken the Specialisation in Maintenance of MTU 538 engine course in 1996 in Germany. He has also completed both the Junior and Senior Staff courses at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Teshie, Accra in 2001 and 2003 respectively. Some of the civil courses attended by the Senior Officer are Strategic Leadership Programme and Managing Defence and Security in a Wider Context both at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Teshie, Accra.

Naval Captain Wayoe has served with the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) as a Staff Officer between February 2002 and February 2003.  He also served as a Military observer with the United Nations Mission in Burundi (UNMIB) between September 2004 and October 2005. He again served with the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) between 2014 and 2015.

Naval Captain Wayoe has held several appointments in the Ghana Navy including Marine Engineering Officer onboard GNS ACHIMOTA, Instructor for City and Guilds Course at the Navy Trades Training School, Sekondi and Officer in charge of Production Control at the Naval Dockyard, Sekondi. He was also the Command Technical Officer for both at the Western and Eastern Naval Commands as well as Deputy Superintendent Naval Dockyard, Sekondi. The Senior Officer was a leader of a Project Supervising Team who spear headed the re-design of GNS NAA GBEWAA and GNS YAA ASANTEWAA in Germany. He is currently the Director Technical Division at the Naval Headquarters.