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Dr Issahaku named new BoG boss

April 5, 2016, 8:42 a.m.

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku as the new governor of the Bank of Ghana.

Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, who held the position of a Second Deputy Governor at the Central Bank, replaces Dr Henry Kofi Wampah, who took an early bow from his position five clear months prior to his retirement.

Prior to joining the BoG, Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku acted as the Chief Executive Officer of the Export Development and Agricultural Investment Fund (EDAIF). 

Dr Issahaku also served on many committees, including the Economy and Research Committee, Strategic Planning and Budget Committee, and the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana.

Dr Issahaku holds Masters in Agric Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia. 


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