Communications Minister inaugurates new NCA Board of Directors

Business News of Friday, 7 July 2017

Source: National Communications Authority

2017-07-07

Ursula Owusu Ekuful NewMinister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.

A newly constituted Board of Directors, mandated to ensure the proper and effective performance of the functions of the National Communications Authority (NCA) has been inaugurated by the Honorable Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.

The inauguration was held on Thursday, 6th July, 2017, at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Communications in Accra.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Hon. Minister charged the board with the responsibility of ensuring that the NCA delivers on its mandate.

She entreated the sworn-in board to work with all stakeholders to ensure the harmonious implementation of the national communications policy for the continuing development of the ICT infrastructure and services for public interest and in the spirit of public-private partnership collaboration.

She entreated the sworn-in board to work with all stakeholders to ensure the harmonious implementation of the national communications policy for the continuing development of the ICT infrastructure and services for public interest and in the spirit of public-private partnership collaboration.

The other Members of the Board are; Mr. Joseph Anokye, Kwabena Adu-Boahene, Mr. Bernard Forson, Mr. Philip Asare Kwame Ayesu, Mrs. Susan Barbara Adjorkor Boye Kumapley, Mr. Paul Adom –Otchere and Mr. David Gyewu

On behalf of his colleague Board members, Mr. Sakyi-Addo expressed gratitude to the President and the Minister for the responsibility entrusted to them and assured them that they will not fail the people of Ghana.

Members of the Board shall hold office for a period not exceeding four years and is eligible for re-appointment but a member shall not be appointed for more than two terms. This does not apply to the Director-General.

The Board comprise:

• the Chairperson;

• the Director-General appointed under section 16;

• One representative of the National Security Council, National Media Commission and Ministry of Communications, not below the rank of a director.

• one person with experience and expertise in communications; and

• three other persons at least one of whom is a woman and each of whom has knowledge of expertise in electrical engineering, law, business or public administration.

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