President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed the Member of Parliament for Ngleshi Amanfro, Sylvester Tetteh as the new Board Chairman of the Ghana Enterprise Agency formerly National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI).
This was announced in a press statement signed by the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare and sighted by Citi Business News.
“Pursuant to Section 4 (1), (2) of the Ghana Enterprises Agency Act, 2020 (Act 1043), the President of the Republic of Ghana in consultation with the Council of State hereby appoints you [Sylvester Tetteh] as the Chairperson of the Governing Body of the Ghana Enterprise Agency. I take this opportunity to congratulate you formally on your appointment,” the Chief of Staff added in the statement.
Mr. Tetteh who is also a former CEO of the National Youth Authority has an M.Sc. in Development Finance and B.Sc. in Marketing.
About Ghana Enterprise Agency
The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) is a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The GEA is mandated by the Ghana Enterprises Agency Act, 2020 (Act 1043) to promote and develop MSMEs in Ghana.
The NBSSI was replaced by the Ghana Enterprises Agency in November 2020.
Its aim is to interrelate, administer and stimulate the development of Micro, Small, and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs).
GEA is headed by Mrs Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, the first CEO and former Executive Director of the erstwhile NBSSI.