After the appointment of the Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, the Board has been inaugurated. on Tuesday.
The 15 member board has Honourbale Kwadwo Baah Agyemang as the Chairman and Mr Robert Mensah (Director General NSA), Mr Eric Nkansah Dwamena (Director of National Sports College), Yaw E. Kutor (Ministry of Youth and Sports), Mr. Samuel D.
Arkhurst (Ministry of Finance , Bernard Ayensu (Ministry of Education) and Prof. Mohammed Salifu (Tertiary Institutions rep).
Other members are DCFO Samuel Offei Adade (Security Services Sports Association rep), Bishop Cornelius Adja Cofie (National Paralympic Committee rep), Ben Nunoo Mensah (Ghana Olympic Committee rep). Mr Seth Panwum, Dr E Owusu Ansah (Sports minister’s nominee), Mrs Beatrice Dwumfuor Williams, Nana Yaw Sarkodie Aboagye and Mr Richard Abusuayedom Quarshie (Sports Development expert).”
The newly appointed board chairman Honourable Kwadwo Baah Agyemang has spoken to the media and split out the plans from his outfit.
The former Member of Parliament for Asante Akyem South said “the new Board has taken steps that will ameliorate the malaise of the NSA to give the support and the necessary guidance to help achieve the set targets of the NSA”.
He went on to express confident in his new team and emphasized that they are in to work very hard to ensure Ghana Sports moves to the next level.
“I strongly believe in this board and I know with an all hands and all-inclusive approach we will be able to walk the talk of the NSA, which is clearly enshrined in its reason for existence and that is, the National Sports Authority is responsible for; initiating and executing policies, programs and projects to ensure the development and promotion of Sports in Ghana.”
“The National Sports Authority thus exists to develop, organize and manage competitive and social sports with the view to promoting health-fitness, recreation, national cohesion and professionalism that ensures sustainable wealth creation, vigorous infrastructure development, proactive management and participation in international sporting competitions,” he said.
Honourable Kwadwo Baah Agyemang added that the NSA is in need of a drastic changes.
Kwadwo Baah declared that “It will also be prudent that a reconfirmation of the mandate of the NSA/LI coupled with others is facilitated as part of the way forward of the NSA to ensure that all stakeholders are properly aligned.”