Mahama appoints new National Security Adviser; NACOB boss

General News of Monday, 16 February 2015

Source: Starrfmonline.com

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Baba Issifu Kamara, a Senior Adviser for Special Duties, as the new National Security Adviser.

A statement signed by Minister for Communications Dr. Edward Omane Boamah also announced the reassignment of William K. Aboah as an Adviser responsible for the restructuring of NACOB into a Commission.

“He will also assume the Chairmanship of the NACOB when the Board is constituted,” the statement added.

Meanwhile, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Julius Debrah, has replaced Prosper Bani as Chief of Staff. His deputy will be Johnny Osei Kofi who was a Deputy Minister for Works and Housing until his new appointment.

Bani, according to the statement, will be appointed an Ambassador Extraordinaire and Plenipotentiary.

“The President expects the new appointees to be committed to the task of managing the affairs of the Office of the President in order to realize his vision for the economic transformation of Ghana,” the statement said.

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