President Akufo-Addo has appointed Joseph Anokye as the acting Director General of the National Communication Authority.

"By copy of this letter, the Deputy Directors General of the NCA are requested to facilitate the handing over process and your early settlement into the new position," the letter stated.

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Mr Anokye's appointment is expected to take immediate effect if he were to accept the appointment.

Mr Joe Anokye, a Telecommunications engineering service manager at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the US space agency was tasked by the New Patriotic Party before the 2016 election to devise a system that could help them to collate their own results.

Mr Anokye, who was made the Technology Director of the NPP 2016 Campaign Team, was able to predict victory for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo eight hours after the close of poll.

The IT guru is expected to bring his experience to bear at the NCA when he assumes office.