Abdul-Nashiru Issahuku appointed Governor of the Bank of Ghana

Abdul-Nashiru Issahuku, newly-appointed Governor of the Bank of Ghana. Credit: theafricareport.com

Abdul-Nashiru Issahuku has been appointed the next Governor of Ghana‘s central bank, the Bank of Ghana (BoG).

Issahuku has served as Second Deputy Governor of the BoG since July 2003. He currently sits on the central bank’s Economy and Research; Strategic Planning and Budget; and Monetary Policy committees.

Abdul-Nashiru Issahuku will replace Kofi Wampah who recently took four months’ compulsory leave pending his retirement this year. The central bank’s First Deputy Governor, Millison Narh, has served as Acting Governor since the departure of Wampah.

Issahuku holds a Master’s degree in Agriculture Economics and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Georgia.

Prior to joining the Bank of Ghana, Issahuku worked with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Export Trade, Agricultural & Industrial Development Fund (EDAIF).