Young Ghanaian lawyer gets appointed head of multinational oil company in Ghana

Young Ghanaian lawyer gets appointed head of multinational oil company in Ghana

- Kadijah Amoah, a young Ghanaian lawyer has become one of the 1st women to lead an oil company in Ghana

- The brilliant lady has been appointed as the Country Director of the multinational company Aker Energy Ghana Ltd

- Speaking about the massive appointment, the smart lawyer spoke confidently, indicating her preparedness to execute the task

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A young and smart Ghanaian lawyer by name Kadijah Amoah has received a massive appointment as Country Director of Aker Energy Ghana Ltd, effective 1 February 2020. reports that the appointment comes on the back of Aker Energy's plan to strengthen the company’s local presence and management in Ghana.

This alone lends much credence to the fact that the young lady was truly found very capable of handling the massive duty that is being expected of her.

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Reports indicate that the lady becomes one of the first Ghanaian women to lead an oil firm operating in the country.

Detailing the role Kadijah Amoah is expected to play, reports have it that she would handle the Executive Management Team of Aker Energy AS in addition to heading the country office of Aker Energy in Ghana.

Kadijah is also expected to work closely with affiliated companies AGM Petroleum Ghana Limited (“AGM”) and Aker Ghana Investment Company (“AGIC”) in Ghana, two companies with the same majority owner as Aker Energy, and hold directorships in both companies.

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She is a lawyer by training and holds degrees in law and political science, a master’s degree in international business, and awaits the award of a postgraduate diploma in strategy and innovation.

Kadijah Amoah was previously a Senior Foreign Lawyer at the German office of Clifford Chance LLM, one of the largest law firms in the world.

Speaking about her new and massive appointment, Kadijah spoke very powerful words, showing gratitude for the position and making it clear she would execute the task to bits.

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In her own words:

“I am extremely pleased to join Aker Energy at such an important stage of the company’s history. Building on the Aker group’s 180 years’ industrial heritage, Aker Energy will, together with AGM and AGIC, take the lead to develop Ghana’s oil and gas resources and related industries."

In a similar development, Laurel Akafful, a 27-year-old hardworking Ghanaian lady has gone from the sales of items such as wristwatches and men’s shirts to owning her Oil & Gas Company.

It is reported that Laurel was also a teacher at a point in time.

Reports indicate that throughout the times that the brilliant lady engaged in all her entrepreneurial activities, she always harboured the desire of going into engineering.

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