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Akufo-Addo has made the right choice in Kan Dapaah - Mills' Nat'l Security Adviser

By Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah
Brigadier General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah

Former National Security Adviser in the Mills administration, Brigadier General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah has lauded the appointment Mr Albert Kan Dapaah as Minister-designate for National Security.

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday announced the appointment at a press briefing at his Nima residence in Accra and also named Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere and Joshua Kyeremeh as his National Security Adviser and Coordinator respectively.

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According to Brigadier General Nunoo-Mensah who also served Chief of Defence Staff during his military career, the president-elect has appointed the right people for the job.

"I know Mr. Kan Dapaah very well, he is a very astute man and has the competence for the office he is going to head. Nana Akufo-Addo has made the right choice", he told Citi FM in an interview adding “I wish them well and I believe they will be able to serve and protect the nation well”.

Mr Kan Dapaah, a former MP for Afigya-Sekyere in the Ashanti Region, served as the Energy, Communications and Interior Minister under Kufuor.

He also had a stint a Minister of Defence before serving as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament between 2009 and 2013.