Former Finance Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed former Finance minister Yaw Osafo Maafo to lead his transition process with the outgoing government.

On the part of government, Chief of Staff Julius Debra has been appointed by President John Mahama to lead a team of key ministers in the transition.

The transition process will be co-chaired by President Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo, the president-elect.

A statement announcing membership of the transition teams mentioned attorney general Marietta Brew Appiah Oppong, Finance minister Seth Tekper and interior minister Prosper Bani as part of the membership of the government side, while Gloria Akuffo and Ken Ofori Atta also join the pack from the President-elect.

The team will be inaugurated on Sunday December 11.

Below are membership of the transition teams

Further to the provisions of the Presidential Transition Act 2012 (Act 845), President John Dramani Mahama has appointed the following as members of the Transition Team:

1. Julius Debrah- Chief of Staff
2. Marietta Brew Appiah Opong- Attorney General & Minister for Justice
3. Seth E. Terkper- Minister for Finance
4. Prosper Bani- Minister for the Interior
5. Dr. Benjamin Kunbour- Minister for Defence
6. Hanna S. Tetteh- Minister for Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration
7. Alhaji Collins Dauda- Minister for Local Government & Rural Development

Representing the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo are:
1. Yaw Osafo Maafo- Representative of the President-elect
2. Frema Osei Opare- Head of the Staff of Office of the President-elect
3. Gloria Akuffo- Member responsible for Legal Affairs
4. Ken Ofori- Atta- Member responsible for Finance
5. Ambrose Dery- Member responsible for the Interior
6. Dominic Nitiwul- Member responsible for Defence
7. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey- Member responsible for Foreign Affairs
8. Hajia Alima Mahama- Member responsible for Local Government
9. Albert Kan Dapaah- Member responsible for National Security

In accordance with the provisions of the Presidential Transition Act 2012 (Act 845), the following are statutory members of the Transition Team:
1. Head of the Civil Service
2. Head of the Local Government Service
3. Secretary to the Cabinet
4. National Security Coordinator

The Transition Team, which will be co-chaired by President John Dramani Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-elect, will be inaugurated on Sunday December 11, 2016 at 5pm.

Signed:

Edward K. Omane Boamah (Dr.)
Minister for Communications
Accra.
December 10, 2016.

Source:Starrfmonline.com

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