Akufo-Addo Appoints 6 New Envoys: President Sends Ambassadors To Australia, Kuwait, Lybia Among Others

Akufo-Addo Appoints 6 New Envoys: President Sends Ambassadors To Australia, Kuwait, Lybia Among Others

  • Akufo-Addo has asked six new envoys to different states across the world to promote the image of Ghana in their dealings
  • The president on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, appointed six new envoys to Australia, Liberia, Lybia, Kuwait, Niger and the Czech Republic
  • Akufo-Addo appointed the Ambassadors and Commissioners in accordance with Article 74(1) of the Constitution

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President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, appointed six new envoys to different states spread across the world at a short ceremony at the Jubilee House.

Akufo-Addo has since given letters of accreditation to the six new Ambassadors and Commissioners in accordance with Article 74(1) of the Constitution.

Akufo-Addo appoints 6 new envoys
Nana Akufo-Addo poses with the new envoys and minister for foreign affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchway. Source: Facebook/@nakufoaddo.
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Delivering a short speech during the ceremony at the Jubilee House, Nana Akufo-Addo reminded the new envoys that they must always keep in mind the great country they represent, Ghana, in the discharge of their duties.

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“You represent a country that as a result of the commendable conduct of the Ghanaian people is regarded as one of the most stable on the African continent," the president said.

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Names of the new envoys appointed by Akufo-Addo

The president disclosed at the ceremony that the envoys have over the years distinguished themselves in Ghana's public service and are fit to represent the country in their respective places of accreditation.

The new envoys are:

  1. Samuel Yao Kumah, High Commissioner to Australia,
  2. Doris Adzo Denyo Brese, Ambassador to the Czech Republic,
  3. Mohammed Habib Idris, Ambassador to Kuwait,
  4. Kingsford Amoako, Ambassador to Liberia,
  5. Mark Michael Entsie, Ambassador to Libya and
  6. Alex Owiredu Adu, Ambassador to Niger.

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Justice Torkonoo takes office as 15th CJ of Ghana

In other news, Justice Gertrude Torkonoo has assumed office as Ghana's 15th Chief Justice after her official inauguration at the Jubilee House.

Her swearing-in ceremony on Monday, June 12, 2023, by President Nana Akufo-Addo at the seat of the Presidency was well-attended.

Justice Torkonoo becomes Ghana's third female Chief Justice after Justice Georgina Theodora Wood and Justice Sophia Akuffo.

Ama Ata Aidoo to get state burial

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported that the funeral rites of one of Ghana's foremost authors Prof Ama Ata Aidoo will be given state support.

Nana Akufo-Addo declared recently that Ama Ata Aidoo has distinguished herself and commands the respect of all Ghanaians.

The funeral rites of the author of The Dilemma Of A Ghost will start on July 13 and end on July 16, 2023.

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Furthermore, Nana Akufo-Addo commissioned a key bulk electricity supply point at a short ceremony on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

The new substation is a 160 Kilovolt power infrastructure that will deliver power to the busy and bustling Accra Central Business District.

Speaking at the inauguration, the president said the new power substation will help reduce system losses as required by the regulator PURC.

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