VIDEO: Forestry Commission gets new CEO

VIDEO: Forestry Commission gets new CEO

September 4, 2020 0 By Nana Kay

The Forestry Commission has gotten a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after the demise of Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John.

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, has sworn in Mr John Allotey as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission.

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Mr. Allotey until his confirmation as Forestry Commission Boss, was the Deputy CEO of Forestry Commission.

Meanwhile, Togbega Tsedze Atakora VII, Paramount Chief of Alavanyo Traditional Area, has also been sworn in as a Board Member of the Commission, replacing the late Togbega Gabusu VI, Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area.

At a brief ceremony at the Ministry in Accra, Mr Asomah-Cheremeh urged the two to work assiduously to achieve the set targets and goals of the Commission.

He administered the Oaths of Office, Secrecy and Allegiance to the two gentlemen.

The Minister further admonished them to carry on the good works of the late Sir John and execute the mandate of the commission.

Mr. Allotey, in his acceptance remarks, thank the President for having confidence in him  and pledge to work with all stakeholders to achieve the mission and vision of the Commission.

Togbega Atakora, on his part, expressed appreciation to the President for the honour done him.

Watch the video below: