Transition team: Ken Ofori-Atta, Julius Debrah, others to square it up

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 Source: 3 News

A transition team to ensure smooth handing over of power to an Akufo-Addo government will be inaugurated Sunday, a statement issued by the Ministry of Communications has announced.

The team, made up of members from the outgoing and incoming governments, will be co-chaired by President John Dramani Mahama and president-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The inauguration of the teams is in line with the Presidential Transition Act of 2012 (845).

Leading the side of President Mahama are Julius Debrah, Chief of Staff; Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, Attorney General & Minister for Justice; Seth E. Terkper, Minister for Finance and Prosper Bani, Minister for the Interior.

The rest are Dr. Benjamin Kunbour, Minister for Defence; Hanna S. Tetteh, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration and Alhaji Collins Dauda- Minister for Local Government & Rural Development.

Representing Akufo-Addo will be, Yaw Osafo Maafo, representative of the President-elect; Frema Osei Opare, Head of the Staff of Office of the President-elect; Gloria Akuffo, Member responsible for Legal Affairs; Ken Ofori- Atta, Member responsible for Finance; Ambrose Dery, Member responsible for the Interior.

The rest are Dominic Nitiwul, Member responsible for Defence; Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Member responsible for Foreign Affairs; Hajia Alima Mahama, Member responsible for Local Government; Albert Kan Dapaah, Member responsible for National Security.

The Head of the Civil Service, Head of the Local Government Service, Secretary to the Cabinet and National Security Coordinator will all be part of the transition team.

Source: 3 News
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