Nana Otuo Siriboe

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Nana Otuo Siriboe

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Nana Otuo Siriboe is a Ghanaian traditional ruler, electrical engineer, and entrepreneur. He is the Omanhene of the Juaben traditional area. He has served in several capacities in chieftain affairs and held much Government of Ghana appointments.

He is currently the Chairman of the seventh Council of State of the Fourth Republic.

Nana Otuo Siriboe II was born in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. He was admitted to study electrical engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in the 1960s. He graduated in 1969 and after a brief stint as an engineer was installed as the paramount chief of the Juabeng traditional area.

Enstoolment and rule

Nana Otu Siriboe II was installed as Paramount Chief of Juaben Traditional area in 1971. He has the official title of Juabenhene – Chief of Juaben.

While serving as a traditional ruler, he has acquired vast experience in the fields of business, governance, and chieftain affairs in the ensuing years after his installment. Nana Siriboe II performs several assignments with and for the Asantehene and the Asante Kingdom.

In February 2017, he accompanied the Asantehene, Osei Tutu II, to Seychelles, where they met the President of Seychelles, James Michel.

Council of state

During the John Agyekum Kufour administration, Nana Siriboe II was appointed to the council of state. He served two terms as a member of the council from 2001 to 2009. In February 2017 he was again appointed to the council by President Nana Akuffo-Addo.

During the swearing-in ceremony held at The Flagstaff House, President Akuffo-Addo entreated the council to advise him well with the view to always propel Ghana to greater heights.

He was unanimously elected to chair all the activities of the twenty-five-member council. During the handing-over ceremony of the sixth session of the council to the seventh, the outgoing council chair, Naa Prof. John S. Nabila, advised the new house to give their best counsel to the new government to ensure that the country and all its citizens would live in prosperity and peace.

Nana Siriboe's responsibilities as the chair of the council include meeting with Ghanaians of all political persuasions and professionals to listen to their concerns and views so an unbiased conclusion can be attained during the council's deliberations.

He regularly makes public statements which held to shape both government and private industry policies. Six months after becoming chair of the Council of State, Nana Otu Siriboe II, in an address enumerated some of the work the council had done. They included 36 meetings to discuss important issues concerning the country.

Chief among the issues according to him were those that concerned the creation of new regions in the country.

Positions held

Throughout his life as an electrical engineer and traditional ruler, Nana Siriboe II has held several positions in public life. The time frame for this has been over forty-six years and they include:

Member of Constituent Assembly of 1979

Member of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Board

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Board

St. Louis Secondary School Board

Chairman of the KNUST Council

Member of Lands Commission

Member of Ghana Prison Service Council

Ghana Trade Fair Authority

Director of Anglogold Ashanti

Member Council of State

Chairman Council of State