Friday, March 31, 2017

Ghana Names Ernest Addison As Central Bank Governor

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Ernest Addison as the nation’s new central bank governor following the resignation of Abdul Nashiru Issahaku after only a year in the post.

Addison, an economics graduate from the University of Ghana, was director of research at the central bank from 2003 until 2011, the Presidency said in an emailed statement on Thursday. Until his reappointment today, he was the lead regional economist of the African Development Bank at its Southern African Resources Centre, the Presidency said.