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Finance minister inaugurates securities and exchange commission board

by Naa Anyema Collison
By: Naa Anyema Collison

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta has inaugurated the Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission at the Ministry of Finance.

The reconstitution of the Board was in line with the Securities Industries Act, 2016 (Act 929) as amended. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the Hon. Minister Ken Ofori-Atta acknowledged the significant progress chalked in the Ghanaian Financial Sector, despite the challenges encountered.

He further noted key achievements attained in the Capital Market over the last few
years including the significant growth reached in market capitalization of the GSE; the asset management industry clean up exercise which has helped to restore and rebuild investor confidence in the industry; the removal of Ghana from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list and the launch of the Capital Market Master Plan this year to provide the blueprint for the development of the Capital Market in Ghana, among others.

He underscored the important role of the SEC to the future of Ghana’s economic transformation and to making it an attractive hub for investors.

The Hon. Minister concluded his remarks by thanking members of the reconstituted Board for their commitment and urged them to deliver remarkable results on key initiatives to help transform the Ghanaian Capital Market.

Below is the list of Board member

  • Dr Yeboa Amoa
  • Chairman
  • Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh
  • Executive Commissioner
  • Mrs Deborah Mawuse Agyemfra
  • Executive Commissioner
  • Mr Paul Ababio
  • Executive Commissioner
  • Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi
  • Commissioner
  • Mr Sampson Akligoh
  • Commissioner
  • Mrs Jemima Oware
  • Commissioner
  • Mr Yaw Acheampong Boafo
  • Commissioner
  • Prof. Joe Amoako-Tuffour
  • Commissioner
  • Ms Deila Assimeh
  • Commissioner
  • Mr Augustine Addo
  • Commissioner

Source: Adoanewsonline.com

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