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General News of Wednesday, 4 January 2017


Nana Addo names Kan-Dapaah as Minister for National Security

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named Former Minister of Interior Albert Kan-Dapaah as Minister of National Security.

The former Member of Parliament for Afigya-Sekyere West Constituency will assume the role after confirmation by Parliament.

Nana Akufo-Addo disclosed this on Wednesday, January 4 at his residence in Accra.

In a brief event, the president-elect, who will be inaugurated officially as the 5th President of Fourth Republic on Saturday, named “distinguished soldier” Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere as the National Security Advisor.

He also named a former Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Joshua Kyeremeh, as the National Security Coordinator.