- Dr Johnson Asiama, has finally tendered in his resignation letter as deputy governor of the BoG
- Dr Johnson Asiama’s resignation is effective January 1, 2018
Information received by YEN.com.gh indicates that the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama has officially resigned.
Our sources say he tendered in his resignation on the last working day of 2017 being and the resignation was to take effect January 1, 2018.
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His sudden exist comes on the back of rumour in the media that there were moves by the Government to push him out of office.
Dr Asiama was appointed by former president John Dramani Mahama in April 2016.
Prior to his appointment as the 2nd Deputy Governor of the central bank, Dr. Asiama was the assistant director at the Economics Department of the Bank of Ghana, where he coordinated the work of the Monetary Policy Committee and supported the work of the governors directly.
He holds a PHD (Economics) from the University of Southampton, UK and an MPHIL (Economics) from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Dr. Asiama also previously served as director of the Macroeconomic Management Department at the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) in Lagos, Nigeria between 2010 and 2013.
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