Akufo-Addo appoints PNC's Edward Mahama, 21 others as ambassadors

Akufo-Addo appoints PNC's Edward Mahama, 21 others as ambassadors

-President Akufo-Addo has appointed another batch of ambassadors to represent the country in other nations

-The ceremony was held at the Golden Jubilee House on July 10

-Among the Ambassadors appointed are PNC flag bearer, Dr. Edward Nasigiri Mahama

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday, July 10 appointed twenty-two (22) Ghanaians as ambassadors to foreign countries to act as representatives of the nation there.

Akufo-Addo appoints PNC's Edward Mahama, 21 others as ambassadors

President Akufo-Addo in a group photo with the newly-appointed ambassadors (Photo Credit: Office of the President of the Rebublic of Ghana)

The ceremony which was held in the Banquet Hall at the seat of government saw the ambassadors receive their mantle of ambassadorship also known as the letter of credence.

President Akufo-Addo presented credentials to persons appointed, in accordance with Article 74(1) of the Constitution, to safeguard and promote the image and interests of our nation outside Ghana.

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During the short ceremony, the President admonished the newly appointed ambassadors to project the good image of Ghana which has been widely spread worldwide as the beacon of Africa. He advised them to have a cordially and incident-free working relationship with the foreign officers who were already at their countries of posting.

Akufo-Addo appoints PNC's Edward Mahama, 21 others as ambassadors

Photo Credit (Office of the President of the Republic of Ghana)

The president also charged them to work towards securing investment opportunities for the country so as to ensure that the developmental projects outlined by the current administration can be brought to fruition; chief among them being the 1 District, 1 Factory project.

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The flag bearer of the People’s National Convention also received an ambassadorial appointment as Ambassador-at-Large. His appointment is not to any country in particular but he has been assigned special duties to carry out.

Akufo-Addo appoints PNC's Edward Mahama, 21 others as ambassadors

President Akufo-Addo with Dr. Edward Mahama during the Ceremony (Photo Credit: Office of the President of the Republic of Ghana)

Here is the list of the newly appointed ambassadors:

Mrs Salma Frances Mancell-Egala – Republic of Turkey

Mr. Paul Okoh – Arab Republic of Egypt

Mrs. Mercy Bampo Addo – Republic of Malta

Mr. Kwasi Owusu-Yeboa – Republic of Togo

Ms. Sophia Horner-Sam – The Netherlands

Ms. Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa – The Kingdom of Denmark

Ms. Elizabeth Salamatu Forgor – Republic of Namibia

Gen. Francis Adu-Amanfoh – Republic of Mali

Mr. Joseph Kojo Akudibilah – Vatican

Mr. Joseph Ayikoi Otoo – Canada

Mr. Napoleon Abdulai – Republic of Cuba

Ms. Margaret Ekua Prah – Republic of Zambia

Ms. Esther Dzifa Ofori – Republic of Equatorial Guinea

Prof. Abena Pokua A. Busia – Federative Republic of Brazil

Ms. Paulina Patience Abagaye – Republic of Italy

Mr. George Ayisi-Boateng – Republic of South Africa

Naa Bolinaa Saaka – Burkina Faso

Mr. Mike Nii Nortey Oquaye jnr – Republic of India

Sheikh T.B Damba – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mr. William Azuma Awinador Kanyirigi – Federal Democratic of Ethiopia

Dr. Edward Nasigiri Mahama – Ambassador-at-large

Mr. Rasheed Seidu Inusah – Ambassador-at-large

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