Akufo-Addo sacks Lands Commission boss

Akufo-Addo sacks Lands Commission boss

- Dr Wilfred Anim-Odame has been sacked by President Akufo-Addo

- He has been asked to report to the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources for re-assignment

- Alhaji Suleimana Mahama has been asked to act in the interim

President Nana Akufo-Addo has instructed the Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission, Dr Wilfred Anim-Odame, to proceed on leave.

The statement from the presidency directed Dr. Odame to report to Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, for re-assignment.

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo is not in a position to renew your contract as Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission for another term,” the statement signed by the Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, Eugene Arhin read.

Akufo-Addo sacks Lands Commission boss

Dr Wilfred Anim-Odame. Source: Ghana.gov.gh

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The statement also opined that Alhaji Suleimana Mahama, a former Chief Director of the Lands Ministry act as Executive Secretary in the meantime.

Dr Wilfred K. Anim-Odame started his career as a Valuer at the erstwhile Land Valuation Board in December 1993 after obtaining his BSc. (Hons) Land Economy Degree from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana in 1990.

He has an MSc. in Property Investment and PhD. in Finance (with specialization in Real Estate Finance and Investment) from the prestigious Cass Business School, City University, London in 1998 and 2009 respectively.

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He also obtained Post-Graduate Diplomas from Lund University, Sweden in 1996 and the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 2001.

Dr Anim-Odame is a member of the International Federation of Surveyors, American Real Estate Society and the African Real Estate Society. He is also a Fellow of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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