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PRESIDENCY JUST INN: Council of States Appointees names out*

The President of the fourth Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has appointed 11 persons to the Council of State persuant to the article 89(2) of the Ghana 1992 Constitution.

They include, Archbishop Justice Ofei Akrofi who follows the Juabenhene Nana Otuo Siriboe II, Mr. Sam Okudzeto, Mr. Stanley Blankson, Pro. Ato Assuman and Alhaji Aminu Amadu.

Others following are Dr. Margaret Amoakohene, Mrs. Georgina Kusi, Mrs. Alberta Cudjoe, Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton IV and Alhaji Sule Yiremiah.

A Press release signed by the Director of Communication at the Office of the President, Eugene Arhin saids the President subject to consultation with Parliament, has also appointed, in accordance with article 89(2)(a)(i)(ii) and (iii) Georgina Theodora Wood,a former Chief Justice, Lft.Gen.J.B.Danquah, a former Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces and Nana Owusu Nsiah a former of Inspector General of Police to the Council.

The further stated that, the President of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II, ex-officio, a Member of the Council in furtherance of article 89(2)(b).

The composition of the Council will be complete with the election due to held on the 12th February 2021, of the Regional representatives, in accordance with article article 89(2)(c).

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