The President of the Republic, Nana Akufo-Addo has released a list of appointees for the Council of State, pursuant to Article 89(2) of the Constitution of Ghana.
A statement issued on Monday, February 1 from the Jubilee House’s Communications Directorate and signed by
Acting Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, suggests an appointment of a total number of 11 people to the Council.
According to the communique, Juabenhene, Nana Otuo Siriboe II, the legal practitioner, Sam Okudzeto and Stanley Blankson have all been maintained by the President.
The others are Dr. Magaret Amoakohene, Georgina Kusi, Alberta Cudjoe, Archbishop Justice Ofei Akrofi, Prof Ato Essuman, Alhaji Aminu Amadu, Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI and Alhaji Sule Yiremiah.
The former Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, former Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces, Lt Gen J.B. Danquah, and former Inspector General of Police, Nana Owusu Nsiah have also been elected to the Council, subject to consultations with Parliament.
This, the statement indicated, is in accordance with Article 89(2)(a)(i)(ii) and (iii) of the Constitution of Ghana.
Mr. Arhin concluded that “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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