Ministerial Advisory Board of Energy Ministry inaugurated

Iddi Yire, GNA

Ada (GAR), June 28,
GNA – A 10-member Advisory Board of the Ministry of Energy (MoEn) has been

This is in line with
the Civil Service Act 1993 (PNDCL 327).

Section 39 of the law
states that there shall be established in every ministry a Ministerial Advisory

While section 40 of
the Act stipulates the functions of the National Ministerial Board.

The Board is to
promote constant interactions between the Ministry and the users of services,
and to advisor the Minister of adjustments in policy directions, planning
objectives and operational strategies.

Members of the
reconstituted MoEn Advisory Board include Mr Boakye Agyarko, Minister; Mr
Joseph Cudjoe, a Deputy Minister in-charge of Finance and Administration and
Professor Thomas Akabzaa, Chief Director, MoEn.

The rest are Dr K. K.
Sarpong, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ghana National Petroleum
Corporation; Mr William Amuna, CEO, GRIDCO; Mr Theophilus Ahwireng, CEO,
Petroleum Commission and Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Duah, CEO, Association of Oil
Marketing Companies.

Others are Nana Addo
Tetedo, President, Electrical Contractors Association; Mr Senyo Hosi, Acting
Managing Director, Chamber of Bulk Distribution Companies and Mr Seth
Osei-Agyen, Director Finance and Administration, MoEn, Secretary.

Madam Vivienne
Gadzekpo, Legal Director, MoEn, administered the oaths of office and secrecy to
members of the Advisory Board.

The induction took
place at an ongoing three-day mid-year Performance Review Workshop of the
Ministry at Ada in the Greater Accra Region.

Mr Boakye Agyarko
congratulated his colleague Board Members on the new appointment.

He further urged them
to deliver on their mandate.


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