President Charge MIDA Board to Prioritize Compact 2 Implementation


The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has charged an eleven member MIDA board to make the implementation of the Compact 2 it topmost priority.

He further charged them to ensure that they propel the compact to achieve its main target of solving permanently the energy crisis the country is faced with.

The Committee is under the chairmanship of Prof Yaa Nitiamoah Badu with the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta, Trade Minister Allan Kyeremanteng, Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister Otiko Djaba as members.

The others are the Attorney General Gloria Akufo, Business Development Minister Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, and the CEO of MIDA, Eng. Owura Kwaku Safo.

EIB’s Wilberforce Asare reported that the Private Enterprises Federation (PEF), the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and the Association of Private Voluntary Organization in Development have a representative each on the board.

There are three non-voting member on the board including the Board Chairman of the Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG), Chairman of the NEDCO board and Resident Country Director of the MIDA, Mrs. Deidra Fair James.

Addressing the MIDA Board Members after the swearing -in ceremony, President Akufo Addo says the success story of Compact One ought to guide the Board Members at all times.

In a response, Prof. Yaa Ntiamoah Badu assured the President and people of Ghana that the Board will not let him and the country at large down.

By: Ghana/

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