President John Mahama has sworn in Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku as the 14th Governor of the Bank of Ghana at the Flagstaff House, Kanda in Accra.
He charged Dr Issahaku to work together with the Minister of Finance to ensure that the economy becomes more resilient than it is currently.
President Mahama tasked the new Bank of Ghana Governor to work with the Minister of Finance in the area of fiscal and monetary policy stabilisation, especially in an election year to keep the economy on track.
Dr Issahaku assured President Mahama of working together with stakeholders to stabilize the micro economy as it is essential for economic growth and sustainable development.
Dr Issahaku said the Central Bank will not compromise on zero financing of government’s budget.
He was upbeat about working diligently to make once again Ghana’s economy a paragon of emulation in Africa.
Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku, 54, succeeded Dr Henry Wampah, who retired last month. Until his appointment, Dr Issahaku was the second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana. He has a varied working experience including the African Development Bank.
President Mahama also swore in the new Second Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Johnson Asiamah.