The reconstituted Board of Directors for the National Investment Bank (NIB) has been inaugurated with Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli Traditional area and President of the National House of Chiefs as its Chairman.
Inaugurating the eight (8) Member Board, the Deputy Minister of Finance, Hon. Charles Adu Boahene, asked the Board to align its decisions with the vision of the Bank and take bold decisions to propel the Bank’s growth. He said NIB was set up to primarily spearhead the industrialization of the country some fifty-three (53) years ago.
He therefore urged the new Board to work assiduously and bring their experience and expertise to bear on the growth of NIB so as to achieve the government’s agenda of financial intermediation and support for key strategic industries so that the pace of industrialisation in the country could be quickened and thereby create employment for a better Ghana.
On his part, the Board Chairman, Togbe Afede XIV lauded the President of the Republic Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the trust reposed in them in nomination them as Board Members. He promised they will work in the best interest of the Bank by bringing their varied experiences and expertise to bear on their strategy and decisions to move the Bank forward. He further promised that, they would be guided by the principles of absolute commitment and honesty in the discharge of their duties.
Togbe Afede XIV also promised to put NIB on the path to support the growth of industries in the country and create jobs thereby bring happiness to the citizenry as a whole. He thanked the President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the opportunity offered them to serve mother Ghana.
Other Members of the reconstituted NIB Board are Dr. John Kweku Asamoah (Managing Director), Mr. Michael Ayesu, Mr. Dennis Adjei Dwomoh, Mrs. Lynn Allotey Gadzekpo, Mr Ken Kanyagui, Mr. Roland O.Akosah and Mr. Etse Gadegbeku.