President Nana Addo Appoints Ghana’s First Woman As Secretary To Cabinet
Pursuant to Article 76(3) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Ambassador Mercy Yvonne Debrah-Karikari as Secretary to the cabinet, effective February 14, 2017.
This makes her the first woman in Ghana’s history to hold this position.
Ambassador Mercy Yvonne Debrah-Karikari is a career diplomat, and was until her appointment, Ghana’s High Commissioner to Australia, with concurrent accreditation to New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and other countries in the Pacific region.
This was in a statement issued and signed by Ag. Director of Communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhin.