ILGS Council

ILGS Council

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Section 5 of Act 647 provides for the governing Council of the Institute, whose membership are appointed by the President in consultation with the Council of State and composed of the following:

(a) a chairperson;

(b) the Director of the Institute;

(c) one representative of the Ministry of Local Government, not below the rank of Director; and

(d) one person not below the rank of a Director in the Public Services representing each of the following:

(i) the National Development Planning Commission;

(ii) the National Association of Local Government Authorities of Ghana;

(iii) the Public Services Commission;

(iv) the Local Government Service;

(v) the National Council for Tertiary Education; and

(vi) three other persons at least one of whom shall be a woman.

Section 6 of Ac 647 spells out the functions of the Council which shall:

(a) ensure the implementation and achievement of the objectives of the Institute;

(b) formulate policies within the framework of the national policy on decentralization and local government for the proper management of the Institute;

(c) approve annual estimates of income and expenditure of the Institute;

(d) manage the properties, business and funds of the Institute; and

(e) perform any other functions which are incidental to the achievement of the objectives of the Institute.

The Board shall in the performance of its functions consult the Minister in matters of policy.

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS (AS AT JUNE, 2019)

NAME

STATUS

POSITION

1.       Naba Moses Abaare Appiah IV

Government Appointee

Chairman

2.       Hon. Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi

Government Appointee

Member

3.       Mad. Agnes Talata Chiravira

Government Appointee

Member

4.       Rev. Mrs. Eva Asare Bediako

Government Appointee

Member

5.       Dr. Nicholas Awortwi

Director, Institute of Local Government Studies

Member

6.       Mr. Jonathan Azasoo

Representing National Development Planning Commission

Member

7.       Mr. Kokro Amankwah

Representing National Association of Local Authorities in Ghana

Member

8.       Dr. Lawrence A. Kannae

Representing Public Service Commission

Member

9.       Hon, Dr. Stephen Nana Ato Arthur

Representing Local Government Service

Member

10.   Alhaji Yar Ishaq Alhassan

Representing Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development

Member

11.   Prof. Imoro Braimah

Representing National Council for Tertiary Education

Member

Registrar/ Secretary to Council: David Osei-Wusu (C/o ILGS, Accra. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Tel.: +233 (0) 302 508817

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