Akufo-Addo appoints 11 persons to the Council of State



President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, pursuant to Article 89(2) of the Constitution, has appointed eleven people to form the Council of State.


They include:


1. Nana Otuo Siriboe II, Juabenhene


2. Archbishop Justice Ofei Akrofi


3. Mr Sam Okudzeto


4. Mr Stanley Blankson


5. Prof. Ato Essuman


6. Alhaji Aminu Amadu


7. Dr Margaret Amoakohene


8. Mrs Georgina Kusi


9. Mrs Alberta Cudjoe


10. Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI


11. Alhaji Sule Yiremiah


A statement issued by the Ag. Director of Communication at the Office of the President, Mr Eugene Arhin on Monday, 1 February 2021, said: “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, Lt. Gen. J.B. Danquah, a former Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces, and Nana Owusu Nsiah, a former Inspector-General of Police, to the Council”.


“The President of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II, is ex-officio a member of the Council, in furtherance of Article 89(2)(b)”, the statement added.

It said the “composition of the Council will be complete with the election, due to be held on 12th February 2021, of the regional representatives, in accordance with Article 89(2)(c)”.


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