The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made the following appointments to the Council of State pursuant to Article 89(2) of the Constitution.
This was sighted in a release from the presidency signed by acting Director of Communications, Eugene Arhin.
In the list are 11 members who are as follows.
1. Nana Otuo Siriboe II, Juabenhene.
2. Arch Bishop Justice Office Akrofi.
3. Mr. Sam Okudzeto.
4. Mr. Stanley Blankson.
5. Prof. Ato Assuman.
6. Alhaji Aminu Amadu.
7. Dr. Margaret Amoakohene.
8. Mrs. Georgina Kusi.
9. Mrs. Alberta Cudjoe.
10. Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI.
11. Alhaji Sule Yiremiah.
The rest are Georgina Theodora Wood, a former Chief Justice, Lt. Gen. J.B. Dankwa, a former Chief of Defence Staff, and Nana Owusu Nsiah, a former Inspector General of Police.
Ogeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II, President of the National House of Chiefs has been appointed ex. officio member of the council in furtherance of Article 89(2)(b).
The release also stated that the composition of the council will be complete with the election of the regional representatives due to be held on February 12, 2021. This is in accordance with Article 89(2)(c).