President Akufo-Addo appoints Joseph Abuabu Dadzie as CEO of GNPC

President Akufo-Addo has appointed Joseph Abuabu Dadzie, as the acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).

Joseph Abuabu Dadzie until last December, was the deputy chief executive (DCE) responsible for Commerce, Strategy and Business Development. Mr Dadzie takes over from Opoku-Ahweneeh Danquah who became the CEO of GNPC in April 2022.

Opoku-Ahweneeh Danquah handed in his resignation letter to President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House on Thursday, (28 March). He resignation takes effect at the end of April 2024.

“Pursuant to Section 10 (2) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Act, 1983 (P.N.D.C.L. 64), I am pleased to inform you that the President has appointed you to act as the Chief Executive of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (the “Corporation”) pending receipt of the required advice of the honourable Minister for Energy, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission” his appointment letter signed secretary to the President Nana Bediatuo Asante and dated Wednesday, 3 April 2024 read.

“Your appointment is effective 2nd May 2024. I take this opportunity to congratulate you formally on your appointment Kindly indicate your acceptance or otherwise of this appointment, within 14 days of receipt of this letter.

“Please accept the President’s best wishes,” the letter copied to the Vice President, Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, Minister for Energy, the Chairman of the Public Services Commission, and the Board Chairman of the GNPC further read.

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