Nana Asante Bediatuo appointed as Executive Secretary to Akufo-Addo

By Justice Kofi Bimpeh

Private legal practitioner, Nana Asante Bediatuo, has been appointed by incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration as an Executive Secretary to Ghana’s president-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

According to 3news he will take office from January 7, 2017 when Nana Akufo-Addo is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of Ghana for the next four years.

Nana Bediatuo is believed to be currently understudying the outgoing Executive Secretary to President John Dramani Mahama, Ambassador Thomas Kwasi Quartey.

Ambassador Quartey is taking Nana Bediatuo through the rudiments of the job, which will see him draft speeches for the President, receive communications to the President from other heads of States, international organisations among others.

Nana Bediatuo is a distinguished lawyer and a Managing Partner of Ampem Chambers Barristers and Solicitors.

He started his legal career as an Attorney at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, a prestigious law firm on the Wall Street in New York .