Ken Attafuah appointed to head NIA

Prof. Ken Attafuah

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has appointed Professor Ken Attafuah, the Dean, Faculty of Law at the Central University as the Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA).

Mr Attafuah will be serving in an acting capacity till the constitutionally required advice of the governing council and the Public Services Commission approves his appointment.

As NIA’s Executive Secretary he is expected to spearhead the national identification project which was started some years back but went into hibernation.

Prof. Attafuah is a Criminologist, mediator, management consultant and a human rights advocate.

He is also the Managing Solicitor of Ken Attafuah Law Place, an Accra-based private law firm specializing in the provision of timely and effective solutions to legal problems.

His practice includes human rights, criminal, corporate, constitutional and commercial law. 

The letter appointing him was signed Friday January 27, 2017.

By Pamela Ofori-Boateng

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