Nana Akufo-Addo Appoints Okoe Boye To Top Job As NHIA Chief Executive
- President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr Bernard Okoe Boye as Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority
- The appointment, according to a letter from the Office of the President, takes effect from next month
- He will be in an acting position until the governing board of the NHIA and Public Services Commission gives approval
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Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed former Deputy Health Minister Bernard Okoe Boye to take up the position of Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).
The former MP for Ledzokuku’s appointment will be in an acting position from Monday, May 3, 2022, until he is approved.
In a letter sighted by YEN.com.gh, the Office of the President said Dr Okoe Boye’s appointment is consistent with Section 14 (1) of the National Health Insurance Act, 2012 (Act 852).
According to the letter, Dr Okoe Boye’s appointment is “pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the governing board of the Authority given in consultation with the Public Services Commission.”
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The NHIA was established under the National Health Insurance Act 2003, Act 650.
It was established to consolidate the NHIS, remove administrative bottlenecks, introduce transparency, reduce opportunities for corruption and gaming of the system, and make for more effective governance of the schemes.
My resolve to win back Ledzokuku seat in 2024 remains unbroken – Okoe Boye
The immediate past Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku constituency, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye who was voted out in the 2020 elections claims he can get back his seat.
According to him, he is confident of taking back the seat from the National Democratic Congress in the 2024 elections.
Dr. Okoe Boye's loss came as a shock to a lot of Ghanaians as he was predicted to be one of the MP's who would retain their seats for the then incumbent New Patriotic Party.
Agric Minister Exposed For ‘Cheap Propaganda’ On Ghana’s Soya Bean Production Figures
Executive Director for the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has accused the agriculture minister of dabbling in cheap propaganda about Ghana’s soya bean production record.
According to the outspoken media rights campaigner, the minister, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, presented soya production figures for Ghana that sought to demean the previous government’s performance.
In a post on Facebook, Mr Braimah said the minister told former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and investors that before 2017 – during the administration of John Mahama – Ghana was producing less than 100,000 tonnes of soya bean.
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