President Akufo-Addo Names A 15-Member Transition Team


The President-elect of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed a transition team to overlook the transition from the previous administration to the new one.

This is in consonance with the Presidential (Transition) Act, 2012, (Act 845).

Below is the list of personalities named for thee transition team. The announcement of the transition team comes barely 24 hours after the electoral commission of Ghana declared him the President of Ghana after thee 2020 General elections.

The15-member team includes:

1. Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare (Chief of Staff at the Office of the President) — Chairperson 

2. Hon. Yaw Osafo Maafo (Senior Minister) — Member 

3. Gloria Akuffo (Attorney General) — Member 

4. Ken Ofori-Atta (Minister for Finance) — Member 

5. Hon. Ambrose Dery (Minister for Interior) — Member 

6. Hon. Dominic Nitiwul (Minister for Defence) — Member 

7. Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway (Minister for Foreign Affairs) — Member 

8. Hon. Hajia Alima Mahama (Minister for Local Gov’t and Rural Dev’t) — Member 

9. Hon. Albert Kan Dapaah (Minister for National Security) — Member

10. Nana Dwamena (Head of the Civil Service) — Member 

11. Hon. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur (Head of the Local Government Service) — Member 

12. Dr. Janet Ampadu Fofie (Chair of the Public Services Commission) — Member 

13. Mrs. Mercy Debrah (Secretary to the Cabinet) — Member 

14. Mr. Joshua Kyeremeh (National Security Co-ordinator) — Member 

15. Mr. Henry Wood (Ag. Chief Director, Office of the President) — Member