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General News of Tuesday, 17 December 2019


Akufo-Addo removes NDA boss 'without reason'

Dr Alhaji Abdel-Majeed Haroun Dr Alhaji Abdel-Majeed Haroun

President Nana Akufo-Addo has revoked the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority, Dr Alhaji Abdel-Majeed Haroun.

This is according to a letter dated December 12, 2019, which was sighted by

The letter, signed by President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Executive Secretary, Nana Bediatuo Asante, gave no reason for the revocation of the appointment of Dr. Haroun.

President Akufo-Addo created the Northern Development Authority, together with the Middle Belt and Coastal Development Authorities, and tasked them to implement the Infrastructure for the Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP).

Northern Development Authority (NDA) was established by the Northern Development Authority Act, 2017, Act 963 to “provide a framework for the accelerated economic and social development of the Northern Development Zone”.

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