President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo has said that private legal practitioner Nana Asante Bediatuo will be his Executive Secretary during his tenure as president.
Mr Akufo-Addo made the announcement at a press conference held in Accra on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
Mr Bediatuo’s roles will include drafting speeches for the president, receiving communications to the president from other heads of state and international organisations among others.
Other appointments announced by the president-elect are:
Chief of Staff – Frema Opare
Deputy Chief of Staff – Francis Asenso Boateng and Samuel Abu Jinapor
Director of State Protocol – Ambassador Hassan Ahmed
Director of Communications (Presidency) – Eugene Arhin
Director of Operations (Presidency) – Lord Oblitey Commey
Presidential Staffer – Saratu Atta
Presidential Staffer – Napaga Tia Sulemana
National Security Advisor – Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere
National Security Coordinator – Joshua Kyeremeh
Minister-designate, National Security – Albert Kan Dapaah