Tuesday, August 18, 2009

New Governor Of Bank Of Ghana

His Excellency President John Atta Mills, in consultation with the Council of State, has appointed Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissh-Arthur, as the new Governor of the Bank of Ghana.Mr. Amisah-Arthur holds a Masters degree in Economics; has lectured in Economics at the University of Ghana and at the Anambra State College of Education, Awka Anambra State, Nigeria.The new Governor of the Central Bank also worked as PNDC Deputy Secretary for the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and continued to work in the same capacity during term 1 of the first NDC Government.Mr. Amisah-Arthur, prior to his appointment, worked as a private Consultant/Economist.Mr. Amisah-Arthur’s tenure as Governor begins on October 01, 2009, when Mr. Paul Acquah, the present Governor’s term of office ends.

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