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State own media houses board to be sworn in from Oct. 30

President Akuffo-Addo is expected to swear in the Graphic Communications Group Limited board on October 30, 2017 which is chaired by the founder of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Professor Kwame Karikari.

October 27, 2017

President Akuffo-Addo is expected to swear in the Graphic Communications Group Limited board on October 30, 2017 which will be chaired by the founder of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Professor Kwame Karikari.

The New Times Corporation, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and Ghana News Agency board will also be inaugurated on October 31, 2017, November 1, 2017 November 2, 2017 respectively.

In accordance with Article 168 of the 1992 Constitution and section 2(1)(e) of the National Media Commission Act, 1993 (Act 449), the National Media Commission has, in consultation with His Excellency the President, appointed the under listed as Chairpersons and other members of governing boards of public corporations managing the state-owned media:

Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL)

  1. Prof Kwame Karikari – Chairperson
  2. Ms. Adjoa Yeboa Afari
  3. Mr. Bismarck Emmanuel Badu
  4. Mr. Osei Afriyie
  5. Dr. Rita Larsen Reindorf
  6. Nana Otuo Acheampong
  7. Dr. Mawuli Adjei
  8. Mohammed Yusuf Twumasi
  9. Managing Director

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC)

  1. Prof. Emmanuel Adow Obeng – Chairperson
  2. Ing. Henry A. Kanor
  3. Nii Kwate Owoo
  4. Michael Adumatta Nyantekyi
  5. Mrs. Alexina Naa Ahima Arthur
  6. Naval Capt. Kamal-Deen Ali
  7. Ms. Roberta Gardiner
  8. Mr. John Armstrong Yaw Klinogo
  9. Dr. Diana Dzane
  10. Director-General

New Times Corporation (NTC)

  1. Very Rev. Ama Afo-Blay – Chairperson
  2. Ms. Ivy Austin
  3. Alex Kwadwo Boateng
  4. Mr. Francis Fritz Andoh
  5. Mr. Yaw Awuku Lokko
  6. Mrs. Elizabeth Oduro Mensah
  7. Mrs. Vesta E Adu-Gyamfi
  8. Managing Director

Ghana News Agency (GNA)

  1. Prof. Olivia Kwapong – Chairperson
  2. Dr. Sarah Akrofi Quarcoo
  3. Charles Acheampong
  4. Mr. Kofi Boakye
  5. Ms. Ellen Avorgbedor
  6. Dr. Kwame Nyamekye
  7. Mr. Albert Sam
  8. General Manager

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