Akufo-Addo appoints Farouk Mahama as board chair for Ghana Integrated Iron and Steel Corporation
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Akufo-Addo, has appointed the Member of Parliament for Yendi in the Northern Region, Farouk Aliu Mahama, as the Board Chair of the Ghana Integrated Iron and Steel Corporation.
President Akufo-Addo made the announcement o Saturday, August 7, 2021.
According to the President, Mr. Mahama is expected to ensure that the corporation continues to serve the purpose for which it was created.
He added the corporation has a key role to play in the industrialization agenda of his government, and charged the Yendi lawmaker to bring his expertise to bear in that regard.
Mr. Mahama will replace the late Prince Imoro Andani who was appointed earlier but died this year after a short illness.
“The very important initiative that my government took in my first term is the establishment of the Ghana Integrated Iron and Steel Development Cooperation which has been established like the Ghana Integrated Aluminum Corporation to explore and develop and transform mineral resources of our country especially the iron ore deposits, and the Chairman I appointed unfortunately was called away, and that is your own Prince Imoro Andani, and Farouk Aliu Mahama is going to succeed him as the Chairman of the company.”