Dr. Oteng Adjei named GNPC board chairman

Dr. Joe Oteng AdjeiFormer Energy Minister, Dr Joe Oteng Adjei has been appointed as the board chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).

He was Minister for Energy in 2009 and later appointed the Minister of Environment, Science and Technology in 2013.

The former Minister recently come under public criticism for using monies meant for rural electrification project to buy luxurious vehicles.

He has also been accused of keeping one of the vehicles years after he was reassigned to the Ministry of Environment.

Adjei has however returned the luxurious vehicles explaining that he kept it because of an agreement between his ministry and the Energy Ministry.

Reports indicates that his appointment on the board has already been confirmed.

He takes over from Ato Ahwoi who has chaired the board for several years.

By: Godwin Allotey Akweiteh/

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