President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has settled on Akosua Frema Osei Opare as the Chief of Staff for his second term, GhanaXtra.Com can report exclusively.
Sources within the corridors of power tell this portal that the President settled on Madam Frema Opare owing to her exemplary performance in office.
It is understood that her deep knowledge and understanding of national issues and her working relationship with the President, Vice President, and other government appointees during her work as Chief of Staff influenced the decision by the President.
According to information from the grapevine, the Presidency has duly conveyed the decision to the top echelon of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) and has been accepted.
Akosua Frema Osei-Opare is a development consultant and a labour and employment expert.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Science from the University of Ghana, and a Master’s degree in Foods, from the University of Guelph, Canada.
She served as a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, from 1976-1982; Consultant for the United Nations in the ‘Women in Fisheries’ programme in countries such as Uganda, Ethiopia, Congo, Kenya and Namibia.
She was also Deputy Minister for Manpower, Youth and Employment from 2005 to 2008, under the government of President John Agyekum Kufuor.
She was a two-term Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon.