President Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority.
This ends months of speculations linking him to one of the most prestigious state owned enterprise.
His appointment takes effect from July 1st, 2020.
In a letter dated 17th June, 2021, Dr. Hamid has been charged to champion the vision and mission of the NPA, which is to “Regulate, Oversee and Monitor the Petroleum Downstream Industry in Ghana for Efficiency, Growth and Stakeholder Satisfaction”.
He is expected to re-positioned the downstream petroleum regulator in order to address the huge revenue leakages in the sector.
He is taking over from Hassan Tampuli, who is now the Member of Parliament for Gushegu in the Northern region.