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23-Aug-2016  
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The Council of State is enjoined by Ghana’s 1992 Constitution (Reference Chapter 9, Article 89) to “counsel the President in the performance of his functions”.

The Council is required to “consider and advise the President or any other authority in respect of any appointment which is required by the constitution or any other law to be made in accordance with the advice of, or in consultation with the Council…”

The council, upon request or on its own initiative is to “consider and make recommendations on any matter being considered or dealt with by the President, a Minister of State, or any other authority established by the Constitution.

The current members of the Council of State are:

Mrs. Cecilia Johnson, Presidential Appointee
Mr. Henry Martey Newman, Presidential Appointee
Okogyeman Kwaku Gyamprah, Presidential Appointee
Tutulewura Rashid Sulemana Mahama, Presidential Appointee
Awoamefia of Anlo, Togbe Sri III, Presidential Appointee
Nana Baffuor Osei Asibey II, Debuosehene, Presidential Appointee
Mr. David Adeenze Kanga, Presidential Appointee
Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe, Presidential Appointee
Sir. Dr. Edward Nminyour Gyader, Presidential Appointee
Opanyin Pastor Abraham Kwaku Adusei, Presidential Appointee
Dr. Rabiatu Deinyo Ammah, Presidential Appointee
Mr. George Kofi Dadzie, Representing the Western Region
Dr. Percival Afred Kuranchie, Representing the Central Region
Mr. Emmanuel Adzei Anang, Representing the Greater Accra Region
Torgbui Binah Lawluvi VI, Representing the Volta Region
Nana Kodua Kesse II, Representing the Eastern Region
Vo-Naa Alhaji Baba Muhammed Bawah, Representing the Northern Region
Rt. Rev. Dr. Jacob Kofi Ayeebo, Representing the Upper East Region
Nana Saa Gyamfuaa II, Representing the Brong Ahafo Region
Nana Asiama Poku Afrifa II, Representing the Ashanti Region
Alhaji Seidu Bhat Braimah, Representing the Upper West Region
Wulugunana Naa Professor John S. Nabila, President of the National House Chiefs
Christopher Kobla Dewornu, Former Inspector General of Police
Lt. General Seth Kofi Obeng (Rtd.), Former Chief of Defence Staff

 
 
 
 

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