Akufo-Addo commends BoG for stellar work done since 2017

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commended the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison, his two Deputies and all the other board members of the central bank for what he describes as stellar work done by the bank to support his administration in growing the economy.

Mr Akufo-Addo said this while swearing in the newly-constituted board of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) on Friday, August 20.

“I welcome all of you to Jubilee House, the seat of the nation’s presidency and I congratulate the Governor, ex-officio the chairperson and members of the newly constituted board of the  central bank on their well deserved appointment.

“I am pleased not only to have sworn into office  members of the board of BoG  a few moments ago,  but also to have this opportunity  to comment on the invaluable  contribution of the bank  to the transformation agenda  of government.

“In the past few weeks a number of boards have been reconstituted and duly inaugurated  and verily members of these  boards have been sworn into office  by their respective sector ministers  however I decided to swear into office  the board of the Central bank myself.

“I did so in order to have an appropriate platform to express my sincere appreciation  to the board and management  of the bank  for the stellar work they have done for our nation since my assumption of office in January 2017.”

The Governing Board is responsible for formulating policies for the achievement of the Bank’s objectives.

The Board is chaired by Dr Ernest Addison, with the other members including Dr Maxwell Opoku-Afari, First Deputy Governor of BoG, Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi, Second Deputy Governor of BoG, Mr Charles Kofi Adu Boahen, Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance.

The other members are Dr Kwame Owusu-Nyantekyi, Dr Samuel Nii-Noi Ashong, Mr Jude Kofi Bucknor, Mr Joseph Blignam Alhassan, Mr Andrew Adinorte Boye-Doe, Mrs Comfort Ocran, Dr Regina Adutwum, Ms Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh and Professor Eric Osei Assibey.

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