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Akufo-Addo names Kan Dapaah as Nat'l Security Min; Appoints Nat'l Security Adviser & Coordinator

By Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah
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President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named former minister under the Kufuor administration, Albert Kan Dapaah as the National Security Minister.

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.

Addressing a press conference at his residence at Nima in Accra on Wednesday, President-elect Akufo-Addo also named Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere and Joshua Kyeremeh as his National Security Adviser and Coordinator respectively.