President Akufo-Addo Appoints New National Security Coordinator

President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Major General Francis Adu Amanfo (rtd) as substantive National Security Coordinator.

Major Gen. Adu Amanfo replaces Joshua Kyeremeh who died a few weeks ago due to reported complications of Coronavirus.

The new National Security Coordinator was appointed by former President John Agyekum Kufuor as Ghana’s Ambassador to Liberia from February 2006 until March 2009.

Major General Adu Amanfo had his secondary school education at Prempeh College where he obtained his GCE Advanced level certificate.

Before his Ambassadorial position, Major Gen. Adu Amanfo was Head of Defence Intelligence in the Ghana Armed Forces.

The President has also appointed Edward Kwaku Asomani as the Deputy National Security Coordinator.

Until his appointment, Kwaku Asomani was the Deputy Executive Director of the Danquah Institute.

The appointments take immediate effect.

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