The New Executive Director of the National Commission on Culture, Nana Otuo Owoahene Acheampong has met the staff of the Commission to introduce himself to them following the retirement of Madam Janet Edna Nyame.
The Acting Director for Policy Planning, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate, Dr. Fio Richardson Commey who chaired the meeting in his remarks said, he is confident that the leadership and expertise of the new Executive Director will help strengthen the Commission and its centres. He added that, “the Commission has everything it takes to perform its mandates to the fullest.”
The Acting Executive Director, Nana Otuo Owoahene Acheampong addressing staff and management during the gathering, expressed his utmost gratitude to the President, Minister, Management and Staff for the opportunity to serve. He further reiterated that he is honoured and humbled by the confidence entrusted in him by the President to steer the affairs of the Commission. He re-echoed on the charge everyone has to keep to move the institution forward. Moreso, he assured staff of his openness to receive both collective and individualistic ideas through appropriate channels to build a united front for all to be at par in terms of knowledge sharing and acquisition for the positive growth and development of the Commission.
The Executive Director urged the staff to work diligently for the betterment of the Commission and do away with attitudes that will bring disunity.
On behalf of the staff, Nana Adobea Sarpong, Deputy Director at the Culture and Creative Arts Department, assured the Executive Director and the Management of the Staffs’ willingness and determination to work hard, despite the challenges that hinders the ever-ready staff to undertake their duties. These challenges should be tackled immediately to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.