The Minister of Transport, Kweku Ofori Asiamah, and his deputy Alhassan Tampuli, have inaugurated the new board of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL).
At a short ceremony, the seven-member board, chaired by Paul Adom-Otchere, an ace journalist and the host of Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana, took their oath of office and will now officially start to steer the affairs of the company.
Other members of the board are Teye Adjirackor, Kwabena Mantey Jectey Nyarko, Philomena Sam, the company’s Managing Director, Yaw Kwakwa; a Ministry of Transport representative, Francis Kofi Nunoo and a representative from the Ghana Air Force, Grp. Cpt. Gervase Wienaa.
Paul Adom-Otchere, the newly sworn in board chairman, commended the minister for the board’s composition, which he claims contains all of the required experience to ensure the company’s success.
He assured that the board would continue to improve the current state of harmony between management and the unions.
He also stated that the organization will seek to reduce the risks posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
He stressed that the board of directors will work with the ministry to improve the company’s financial status.