Akufo-Addo nominates Dr Agnes Adu as MD of GTFC

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Dr Agnes Adu

Dr Agnes Adu has been nominated by President Nana Akufo-Addo as the acting Managing Director of the Ghana Trade Fair Company (GTFC) Limited, as they await the appointment of a substantive Managing Director by the Board of Directors.

In a letter cited by metro941.fm, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta on behalf of the president directed management of the company to provide all necessary assistance to Dr Adu as the acting MD for the facility.

Dr Adu is an Optometrist and lecturer. She is chapter secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Atlanta.

About Ghana Trade Fair Company

In April 1997, the Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited was incorporated as a Limited Liability Company under the Statutory Corporations (Conversion to Companies) Act 1993, Act 461.

The Company took over the assets and liabilities of the Ghana Trade Fair Authority (GTFA) which was established as a State Owned Enterprise under PNDC Law 215.

The Authority had the mandate to commercially manage the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre as a commercial enterprise.

Before then the Trade Fair Centre was managed by the Trade Fair Secretariat which was a unit within the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

The Government of Ghana fully owns the Company.

 Source: metro business | Yaw Prekoh | 

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