President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Julius Debrah, as his new Chief of Staff. He will be taking over from Prosper Douglas Bani, who will be appointed an Ambassador Extraordinaire and Plenipotentiary.

A statement signed by Minister for Communications Dr. Edward Omane Boamah also announced the reassignment of William K. Aboah as an Adviser responsible for the restructuring of NACOB into a Commission. He will also assume the Chairmanship of the NACOB when the Board is constituted.

Baba Issifu Kamara, a Senior Adviser for Special Duties is the new National Security Adviser, while Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Johnny Osei Kofi, also moves to the Flagstaff House as a Deputy Chief of Staff.

The statement noted the President’s appreciation for the work carried out by all the officials who have exited, and expressed confidence in the capabilities and experience of the new appointees.

The President expects the new appointees to be committed to the task of managing the affairs of the Office of the President in order to realize his vision for the economic transformation of Ghana.

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Flagstaff House Communications Bureau