President John Dramani Mahama has nominated a group of prominent Ghanaians to the Board of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority, (SADA).
The list of Board members submitted to the Council of State for approval includes corporate lawyer and former Deputy Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mrs. Angelina Mornah Domakyaareh, who is nominated to serve as the Chairperson.
Other nominees to the Board are Professor Mariama Awumbila of the University of Ghana, Economist Dr. Alhassan Iddrisu and Banker Sulley Adam. Also nominated to serve on the SADA Board are Naba Sigri Bewong, Mining Engineer and Traditional Ruler representing the traditional authorities, Wilbert Tengey representing civil society organisations, Dr. Samuel Ameyaw from the Ministry of Finance and Dr. Grace Bediako from the National Development Planning Commission.
The nominees will bring on board several years of experience in the areas of development, banking, corporate governance and law. They are expected to refocus SADA’s mandate towards its core business as stipulated by the SADA Act of 2010, ACT 805.
Ben Dotsei Malor
Head of Communications and Presidential Spokesperson
Office of the President, Accra.