President Nana Addo name opposition leader as an Ambassador

By Clement Edward Kumsah
Dr.Edward Nasigri Mahama

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed 2016 flag bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Nasigre Mahama, as Ambassador-at-Large.

An ambassador-at-large is a diplomat of the highest rank or a minister who is accredited to represent his country internationally.

Unlike an ambassador-in-residence who is usually limited to a country or embassy, the ambassador-at-large is entrusted to operate in several usually neighboring countries, a region or sometimes hold a seat in an international organization like the United Nations

Nana Akufo-Addo on July 10 named Dr. Nasigri and 21 other Ghanaians as Ambassadors at the Flagstaff House 

Others who were also part of the 22 sworn in include former Attorney General, Ayikoi Otoo was is to represent Ghana in Canada, George Ayisi Boateng; South Africa and Mercy Bampoe Addo for Malta.

Others include Salma Francess Mancell-Egala; Turkey, Paul Oko; Egypt, Kwasi Owusu Yeboa; Togo, Miss Sophia Horner-Sam; Netherlands, Mrs Amerleey Olennu; Denmark, Mrs. Elizabeth Salamtu; Namibia, Gen. Francis Adu-Amanfoh; Mali.