Lt. Gen OB Akwa, Hajia Alima Mahama nominated for ambassadorial appointments by Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has submitted the names of 33 persons, including former Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hajia Alima Mahama and former Chief of Defence Staff Lt. Gen. (rtd) Obed Boamah Akwa for ambassadorial roles in his second term.

Hajia Alima Mahama to US, Lt. Gen OB Akwa to Egypt in Akufo-Addo’s ambassadorial appointments

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He has presented the list of nominees to the Council of State to be considered.

Some of the ambassadors who served in President Akufo-Addo’s first term have maintained their roles.

Papa Owusu-Ankomah will still be in London, UK if sworn in while Alhaji Rashid Bawa will also continue to be in Abuja, Nigeria.

Others like popular broadcaster Francisca Ashietey-Odunton would be heading different missions. She moves from Kenya to Turkey.

Former People’s National Convention (PNC) Presidential Candidate Dr Edward Nasigre Mahama would be replaced as Ambassador-at-Large by Michael Ofori-Atta.


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