The Government of Ghana (GoG) has appointed the former Mayor of Greater Kumasi, Osei Assibey Antwi as the new Executive Director for the Ghana National Service Scheme (NSS), a source told EducationWeb.com.gh on Sunday
Mr Osei Assibey Antwi who replaces Hon. Mustapha Ussif, the former Executive Director of the Scheme and current Minister for Sports according to the source will head the Ghana National Service Scheme (NSS) until late 2024.
The new NSS Executive Director was nominated by President Akufo-Addo to serve as Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) on 13 March 2017, replacing Kojo Bonsu who had resigned in July 2016.
The immediate past Kumasi Mayor has a Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from the Institute of Commercial Management in the United Kingdom. Antwi also holds MBA in Marketing from Paris Graduate School of Management.
He is a certified member of the Institute of Commercial Management. Antwi is a member of both Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), United Kingdom and the International Professional Manager Association, (IPMA), United Kingdom.
Hon Osei Assibey also served as Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister from 2006 to January 2009 during the second term of former President of the Republic John Agyekum Kuffuor after he was nominated in October 2006.
He is also a former parliamentary aspirant for the Manhyia constituency. On two occasions he stood for the primaries he lost to Dr Kwame Addo Kuffuor, the younger brother of former President John Agyekum Kuffuor in 2007.