Akufo-Addo removes former Maritime boss who moved to GRA from office

Akufo-Addo removes former Maritime boss who moved to GRA from office

- A former director-general of the Ghana Maritime Authority, Kwame Owusu, has been removed from office as board chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority

- In his place, a former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, has been appointed

- Professor Addae was sworn into office by the finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta

President Akufo-Addo has removed former director-general of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), Kwame Owusu, from office as board chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority.

In his place, the president has appointed the former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei.

YEN.com.gh understands that Owusu’s removal from office was because of concerns raised about his integrity.

Akufo-Addo removes former Maritime boss who moved to GRA from office

Professor Stephen Adei has been appointed as the new GRA board chairman Source: Ghanaweb.com
Source: UGC

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He was reportedly entangled in a case of conflict of interest and this led to his exit from office at the GMA.

Citibusinessnews.com reports that the concerns stemmed from the fact that it improper for him to lead the nation’s foremost revenue mobilization organization, especially when it was struggling to meet its targets.

Information available shows that the presidency never publicly commented about his revocation but has resorted to appointing Professor Adei to the office.

Professor Addae was sworn into office by the finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, together with Eugene Asante Ofosuhene, a former Controller & Accountant-General.

In other news, YEN.com.gh has gathered that the queen of Great Britain, Elizabeth II arrived in Ghana in the year 1961.

The trip to the African country was climaxed by a dance with the then president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.

The act reportedly caused a stir and various meanings were read into it, leading to a myriad of conclusions.

In a video that has gone viral, the queen is seen arriving in Ghana and a durbar was held to welcome her.

The chiefs in the Ashanti region converged at the Kumasi sports stadium, to welcome the queen.

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