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President Mahama appoints new SADA CEO


The President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Charles Akelyira Abugre as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Savannah Accelerated Development Authority.

Mr Abugre who is currently the African Regional Director of the UN millennium campaign has more than 20 years of experience in economic and international development.

The new SADA acting CEO is a graduate of the University of Ghana holds a masters degree in development studies from the institute of social studies in Hague, the Netherlands.

This was contained in a statement issued at the flagstaff house and signed by head of Communications and presidential spokesperson, Ben Dotse Malor and copied to Zaa News.

Mr Abugre replaced the current acting chief executive, Dr Charles Jabuni. Charles Abugre is currently the head of policy and advocacy at Christian Aid.

He trained as a development economist and came to Christian Aid after a 2-year stint as an academic, teaching development studies at the University of Wales, Swansea. Before that he was a development activist in Ghana and many parts of Africa and Asia, co-founding and heading up two of the major NGOs in Ghana, the Africa Secretariat of the Third World Network and the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC). He has worked, as a researcher, consultant and campaigner in a wide range of fields including health and reproductive rights, international trade and development aid.


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