The President of Ghana, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Hon. Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid to National Petroleum Authority Adomonline.com reports.
There have been several speculations in the media as to who the President will appoint to superintend over the affairs of the National Petroleum Authority.
Mr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid’s appointment which takes effect from July 1, 2020 was announced in a letter dated 17th June 2021 inwhich Dr Abdul-Hamid has been charged to champion the vision and mission of the NPA, which is to “Regulate, Oversee and Monitor the Petroleum Downstream Industry in Ghana for Efficiency, Growth and Stakeholder Satisfaction.”
Mr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid is taking over from Hassan Tampuli, who is now the Member of Parliament for Gushegu in the Northern Region after serving as a boss of the National Petroleum Authority.
Dr. Hamid served as a Spokesperson to then-candidate Akufo-Addo from 2008 until 2017 when he became the Information Minister and Presidential Spokesperson.
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