5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

President Akufo-Addo in accordance with section 11 of the Presidential Office Act, 1993 (Act 463), presented the list of presidential staffers to Parliament.

The huge number of workers at the seat of government has led a section of the public to described the number as outrageous and an overburden on the national purse.

Nana Akufo-Addo revealed that 998 people have been employed as staff at the presidency and have been working under him since he became president in 2017.

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

President Nana Akufo-Addo

READ ALSO: Full video of Moesha Boduong’s 'controversial' interview with CNN

The list comprises, 9 ministers of state, 27 presidential staffers and aides, 256 junior political appointees and 706 civil servants on attachment at the presidency.

Not forgetting, the 110 ministers working under the president already.

YEN.com.gh takes a look at five names on the 998 list who Ghanaians knew on social media before their current roles at the presidency.

1. Samuel Bryan Buabeng

He was popular for texting into scores of radio political talk shows in support of Nana Addo and in opposition to Mahama on a daily basis prior to election 2016. he further doubled his efforts to make flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo very popular.

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

Samuel Bryan Buabeng

2. Nana Hesse Ogyiri

He also worked very hard to promote NPP policies and publicised the activities of the party on social media.

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

Nana Hesse Ogyiri and President Akufo-Addo

3. Evron Hughes

He was and still central to the NPP's social media strategy, especially where the issues relate to finance. He is very effective for the party on Facebook.

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

Evron Hughes

4. Kow Essuman

He is a member of a capable team that manages social media pages for key leaders of the party.

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

Kow Essuman

5. Sandra Ewool

She is also the brain behind Nana’s brilliant use of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to propagate his messages.

5 people on Nana Addo’s 998 list that we knew on social media

Sandra Ewool

Meanwhile, Director at the Centre for European Studies (CES) of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ransford Gyampo, says some politicians criticizing the controversial 988 workers under the Presidency are being hypocrites.

Watch the trending news on YEN.com.gh this week:

Subscribe to watch new videos

READ ALSO: Actress Baby Blanche goes without clothing

Do you have a hot story or scandal you would like us to publish on YEN.com.gh? Please contact us on Facebook or Instagram now.

Source: Yen.com.gh

Related news
CID breaks silence on Karbo's invitation on Nyantakyi brouhaha

CID breaks silence on Karbo's invitation on Nyantakyi brouhaha

CID breaks silence on Karbo's invitation on Nyantakyi brouhaha
YEN.com.gh
Mailfire view pixel