Presidency Clarifies Dismissal of SSNIT Director-General

The Presidency has provided insights into the dismissal of Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang from his role as the Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT). In a statement released on Saturday, April 13, Eugene Arhin, the Director of Communications at the Presidency, emphasized that Dr. Ofori-Tenkorang’s dismissal did not stem from any misconduct or malfeasance.


President Akufo-Addo formally terminated Dr. Ofori Tenkorang’s tenure on Monday, April 8, directing him to transfer his responsibilities to Kofi Bosompem Osafo-Maafo by Monday, April 15.

Dispelling rumors alleging misconduct as the cause of his dismissal, the Presidency asserts that Dr. Ofori-Tenkorang’s departure aligns with the ongoing restructuring efforts initiated by President Akufo-Addo.

Moreover, the Presidency expressed satisfaction with Dr. Ofori-Tenkorang’s performance, noting significant institutional transformation during his tenure.

Read the full statement below:

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