General News of Wednesday, 20 February 2013
President John Mahama has appointed a number of persons, including the immediate past Central Regional Minister, Ama Benyiwa-Doe to the Council of State.
The Chairman of the Council is John Henry Martey Newman, former Chief of Staff under the late President John Mills.
The other members of the Council include Cecilia Johnson, Brong Ahafo Region, Nana Osei Asibe, Ashanti Region and Patrick Enyonam Agbogba (Togbui Sri) Volta Region.
The others are Rashid Sulemana Mahama, of the Northern Region, Okogyeman Kweku Gyamerah of the Western Region, David Kanga of the Upper East Region, Ama Benyiwa Doe of the Central Region, Edward Gyader of the Upper East Region, Abraham Kweku Edusei representing the Eastern Region and Dr Rabiatu Deinyo Armah of the Greater Accra Region.
The Council of State members were sworn into office by the President on Wednesday.