Prez Akufo-Addo sacks Northern Development Authority boss

Dr Alhaji Abdel-Majeed Haroun

President Akufo-Addo has dismissed  the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority, Dr. Alhaji Abdel-Majeed Haroun.

This is according to a letter dated December 12, 2019.

The letter signed by President Akufo-Addo’s Executive Secretary, Nana Bediatuo Asante, gave no reason for the removal of Dr. Haroun.

The Northern Development Authority was created together with the Middle Belt and Coastal Development Authorities and tasked them to implement the Infrastructure for the Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) by President Akufo-Addo.

Northern Development Authority (NDA) was established by the Northern Development Authority Act, 2017, Act 963 to “provide a framework for the accelerated economic and social development of the Northern Development Zone”.


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