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Ghana’s President extends the contract of the National Identification Authority boss, Prof Attafuah despites hitting his retirement age, here’s why

The Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah has been given a two-year contract extension despite hitting a compulsory retirement age of 60 on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

NIA Boss Prof. Kenneth Attafuah

This followed approval by President Nana Akufo-Addo on the recommendation of the Authority’s board that Prof Attafuah should be made to stay on for two more years.

A memo from the authority and was signed by the head of administration and human resources, W.K. Baffoe-Mensah, noted that Prof Attafuah’s contract takes effect from Monday, November 11, 2019, to November 10, 2021,

About Prof Attafuah

Prof Attafuah is a licensed Ghanaian criminologist, mediator, management consultant, and human rights advocate.

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He is a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party of Ghana.

Since January 2017, he has served as the Head of the National Identification Authority following his appointment by President Akufo-Addo.

He was the first Executive Secretary of the NIA under President John Agyekum Kufuor’s administration.

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