Ghana appoints ambassadors to SA, Canada

Ghana new ambassador to South Africa, Kwesi Ahwoi

Ghana new ambassador to South Africa, Kwesi Ahwoi

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana
ACCRA — GHANA has named former Interior Minister, Kwesi Ahwoi, as Ambassador to South Africa.

Senior Policy Advisor, Dr Sulley Gariba, has been deployed to Canada.

A statement issued by the Flagstaff House saidsthe two names had been submitted to the Council of State for consideration.

The changes are the latest after President John Mahama brought in a sidelined former Communications Minister Spio- Garbrah as new trade minister.

Gariba is a policy, governance and evaluation specialist with over 30 years’ experience in providing governance and strategic advice to governments, regional and International institutions.

Ahwoi has held various positions in government and business.

He is a former Minister of State and also a former Chief Executive of the Ghana Investment Promotions Centre.

He has several years of professional experience as Chairman, Chief Executive, Economic Researcher, Senior Manager, Management Consultant and Market/Field Researcher in both government, private and international business environments, especially trade development, capacity building and private sector expertise development in export marketing, and investment promotion.

This appointments come months after Mahama alerted all his appointees “from the mighty to the minion” to brace themselves for “certain changes and/or re-assignments of portfolios in the Office of the President.”

– CAJ News





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