Bank of Ghana Mahama names 2nd deputy BoG governor

The appointment, which was done in consultation with the Council of State, takes effect from April 5, 2016.

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Dr. Johnson P. Asiama

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President John Mahama has appointed Dr. Johnson P. Asiama as the second deputy governor of the Bank of Ghana.

The appointment, which was done in consultation with the Council of State, takes effect from April 5, 2016, a statement signed by Communications Minister Dr Edward Omane Boamah has said.

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Dr Asiama until his elevation was the Assistant Director at the Economics Department of the Bank of Ghana where he coordinated the work of the Monetary Policy Committee and supported the work of the Governors directly.

He holds a PHD (Economics) from the University of Southhampton UK and an MPHIL (Economics) from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Dr. Asiama has also previously served as Director of the Macroeconomic Management Department at the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) in Lagos, Nigeria.

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