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General News of Monday, 4 April 2016

Source: Myjoyonline.com

Dr. Issahaku named new BoG governor

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Dr Nasiru Issahaku as the Governor of Bank of Ghana.

His appointment follows a decision by Dr. Kofi Wampah who took an early retirement, four months before the end of his term on August 05, 2016.

First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Millison Narh, took over as acting governor of the Bank of Ghana until the appointment of a substantive governor by President John Mahama, Monday, April 4.

Dr Issahaku holds Masters in Agric Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia. He worked as a Governance Expert at the State University of New York, Center for International Studies.

Dr Issahaku has also worked at the African Development Bank and headed EDAIF. And was the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana until his appointment.