The President of the Republic, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr. Edward Asomani, as the acting National Security Co-ordinator.
The appointment of Mr Asomani is an elevation from the Deputy National Security Co-ordinator position which takes effect on Monday, August 8, 2022.
This has been announced in a release from the Communications Bureau of Jubilee House signed by Director of Communications, Eugene Arhin.
The appointment has been made following the reassignment of National Security Co-ordinator, Amb. Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Francis Adu-Amanfoh to act as Special Advisor to the President for the Accra Initiative.
“The National Security Co-ordinator, Amb. Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Francis Adu-Amanfoh, with effect from Monday, 8th August 2022, has been reassigned by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to act as Special Advisor to the President for the Accra Initiative.
“In accordance with Section 20 (1) of the Security and Intelligence Agencies Act, 2020 (Act 1030), President Akufo-Addo has subsequently appointed Mr. Edward Asomani, Deputy National Security Co-ordinator, to act as National Security Co-ordinator, with effect from Monday, 8th August 2022. The confirmation of his appointment is subject to the receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the National Security Council, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission,” parts of the press release have explained.