Tue. May 18th, 2021

Akufo-Addo appoints Opare Duncan as Acting National Security Boss

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President Akufo-Addo has directed the Deputy National Security Co-ordinator, Mr. Opare Duncan, to act as National Security Co-ordinator, pending the appointment of a substantive Co-ordinator.

This follows the demise of the National Security Co-ordinator, Mr. Joshua Kyeremeh, who passed away, on Monday, 18th January 2021.

A statement issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin said arrangements for his funeral will be announced in due course.

The National Security Coordinator died after a short illness at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, on Monday where he was admitted for Covid-19 treatment.

Reports say Kyeremeh died of kidney complications at the hospital.

He was appointed to the position by President Akufo-Addo and has been working at the security outfit for more than 20 years.

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