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Akufo-Addo appoints Joseph Dadzie as GNPC CEO

Joseph Abuabu Dadzie has been named by President Akufo-Addo as the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’s (GNPC) acting CEO.

Until last December, Joseph Abuabu Dadzie served as the deputy chief executive (DCE) in charge of business development, strategy, and commerce. Opoku-Ahweneeh Danquah, who was appointed CEO of GNPC in April 2022, gives way to Mr. Dadzie.

On Thursday, March 28, in the Jubilee House, Opoku-Ahweneeh Danquah submitted his letter of resignation to President Akufo-Addo.

“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.