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    John Boadu appointed Ag. Director-General of SIGA

    The immediate past General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr John Boadu has been appointed by President Akufo-Addo as the Director-General of the State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA).

    The announcement is contained in a statement issued by the Presidency on December 11, 2023.

    “Pursuant to Section 17(2) of the State Interests and Governance Authority Act, 2019 (Act 990), I am pleased to inform you that you have been appointed to act as the Director General of the State Interests and Governance Authority (the Authority) pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the Governbing Board of the Authority given in consultation with the Public Services Commission,” the statement indicated.

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    “I take this opportunity to congratulate you on your appointment. Kindly indicate your acceptance or otherwise of this appointment within 14 days of receipt of this letter,” Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante requested.

    “Kindly accept the Presidents best wishes,” he said.


    Mr. John Boadu is highly rated within the Political space in Ghana.

    He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Ghana Business School.

    He currently serves as a Board Member for Guinness Ghana Limited where he also chairs the Audit Committee for the renowned Beverage Company.

    Until recently, John Boadu was a Board Member of the Tema Oil Refinery, and also a member of the Audit sub- committee of the Board. He is Currently the Chief Executive Officer of Shokram Company Limited.

    He has also served as the General Manager for FAAB Limited, Accra, Financial Controller / Auditor, FM Woodtech Limited, Tema and also served as a Tutor (Accounting and Economics) at Nkwantia Secondary School.

    John is widely praised for steering the affairs of the party’s administration and organization strategy for victory in the last two major elections, 2016 and 2020.

    He possesses one of the richest political experience in the NPP and Ghana’s Political space, having risen through the ranks from the Polling station to the highest office of General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party.

    He was the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party and also served as the Director of Operations for the 2020 Election Campaign, he was in 2016 appointed as the Acting General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party and Director of Operation for the 2016 Election Campaign.

    He has served as the National Organiser of the party, Deputy Director of Communications, National Youth Organiser, National Youth Treasurer, Financial Officer / Accountant at the NPP National Headquarters, Director of Information and Research, NPP Greater Accra Region, Constituency Secretary, Ablekuma South Constituency, Polling Station Chairman
    and Polling Agent, Korle-Bu Polling Station, Member- Danquah – Busia Club, Kumasi and Secretary General, Organization of African Liberal Youth (OALY).

    He established over thirty (30) functional TESCON branches across the country as well as supported and advocated for the recognition and voting rights of TESCON at both regional and national elections. He is credited for advocating for the inclusion of youth organizers and deputies in all conferences of the NPP.

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