Government fires COCOBOD CEO, Dr. Opuni

Dr. Stephen Opuni

The government has fired the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the COCOBOD. In a letter, the new government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ordered Dr. Stephen Opuni to vacate his post by close of day Friday, January 13, 2017 and hand over all.

The letter signed by President Akufo-Addo’s Executive Secretary, Nana Asante Bediatuo was signed Thursday January 12, 2017.

Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni, an Orthopedic Surgeon, before his appointment as CEO of COCOBOD in 2013 was CEO of the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority from April 2009 until the end of November, 2013.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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