Council Of State In Ghana: Akufo-Addo Appoints Eleven Persons
Council Of State In Ghana
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in accordance to Article 89(2) of Ghana’s Constitution, has appointed eleven (11) persons to the Council of State. The appointed eleven council of State include:
- Nana Otuo Siriboe II Juabenhene
- Archbishop Justice Ofei Akrofi
- Sam Okudzeto
- Stanley Blankson,
- Ato Essuman
- Alhaji Aminu Amadu
- Margaret Amoakohene
- Georgina Kusi
- Alberta Cudjoe
- Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI
- Alhaji Sule Yiremiah.
The above listed names were outlined in a press release by the Office of the President in Ghana and sighted by NewsVibz.
The document was signed by the Ag. Director of communications, office of the President, Eugene Arhin.
The President, subject to consultation with Parliament, has also appointed, in accordance with Article 89(2)(a)(i)(ii) and (iii), Georgina Theodora Wood, a former Chief Justice, Lt. Gen. J.B. Danquah, a former Chief of Defense Staff of the Armed Forces, and Nana Owusu Nsiah, a former Inspector General of Police, to the Council.
The President of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II, is ex-officio, a member of the Council, in furtherance of Article 89(2)(b).
The composition of the Council will be complete with the election, due to be held on 12th February 2021, of the regional representatives, in accordance with Article 89(2)(c).
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