Ghana’s presidency has appointed Lawyer Samuel Dubik Masubir Mahama as the new Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
The ECG is responsible for power distribution in southern Ghana.
Prior to his appointment, Samuel Mahama served as ECG Board Member.
He takes over from Mr. Kwame Agyeman-Budu who has proceeded on retirement since last Thursday.
Earlier, this portal reported that Mr. Agyeman-Budu was expected to exit ECG on Tuesday May 17, 2022.
However, sources indicate that he officialy handed over his office on Thursday earlier than expected.
The Board in a circular issued by Ms Cynthia Amartey, the Director in-charge of Human Resources at ECG, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Jones Ofori–Addo, as acting Managing Director pending the appointment of a substantive Managing Director.
The Presidency in a letter announcing the appointment of lawyer Samuel Mahama urged the Energy Ministry to trigger necessary modalities to facilitate Samuel Mahama’s regularisation in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992) and the regulations of ECG.
Mr. Samuel Mahama previously worked as a non-executive director at GIHOC Distilleries, Country representative for Gulfsouth Forest Products, Partner at Dubik & Associates, Wilkins Engineering among others.