PIAC membership reconstituted with Adom Frimpong re-elected as chair

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Membership of the Public Interest and Acc(PIAC); the statutory body with oversight responsibility of the management and use of the country’s petroleum revenues, has been reconstituted following the expiration of the tenure of some Members.

New Members were sworn-in together with some Members who had their tenure renewed by their nominating institutions, on Tuesday, 28th September, 2021, in Accra.

The new Members are Mrs Clara Beeri Kasser-Tee who replaced Professor Akosua Darkwah, as the representative of the Independent Policy Research Think Tanks and Odeefuo Amoakwa Buadu VIII, representing the National House of Chiefs and replacing Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II.

The Members who were re-nominated are Professor Kwame Adom-Frimpong, representing the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), Mr Nasir Alfa Mohammed of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) and Mr Bashiru Abdul-Razak of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI).

Professor Kwame Adom-Frimpong has been reappointed as Chair of PIAC


In a short address, a Deputy Minister for Finance, Mr John Kumah, reiterated government’s commitment to supporting PIAC to carry out its mandate. He urged the Members to consider their appointment as a call to public service, and to fulfil the mandate of PIAC to ensure that citizens benefitted from the country’s petroleum revenue.

In a response, Professor Kwame Adom-Frimpong urged Government to take action on PIAC’s recommendations to ensure effective and efficient use of petroleum revenue.

Source: myghanadaily


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