President Akufo-Addo has appointed Managing Director of Accra-based Citi FM, Samuel Atta-Mensah, former Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Alhaji Abdul Majeed Haroun and Mr. Joe Danquah as the acting Chief Executive Officers for the Coastal, Northern and Middle Belt Development Authority respectively.
The appointment according to a communique from the Office of the President is in accordance with applicable laws, pending the constitutionally-required advice of the governing boards, in consultation with the Public Services Commission.
According to the statement issued by Eugene Arhin the Director of Communications at the presidency, ‘’the three Development Authorities are tasked with the implementation of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) – the Programme that will ensure the disbursement of the equivalent of $1 million per constituency per year.’’
A fulfilment of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) campaign promise to disburse $1 million to every constituency to address pressing needs.
Other people appointed to act as Deputy Chief Executives include; Jerry Ahmed, Bob-Charles Agbontor, Joyce Opoku-Boateng , Vincent Frimpong Manu, Osmani Aludiba Ayuba and Stephen Yir-Eru Engmen.
Below is the statement with the full list of the new appointees