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Sammi Awuku Thanks Prez Akufo-Addo For Appointing Him NLA Boss

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The National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Sammi Awuku has expressed his profound gratitude to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for appointing him the Director of National Lottery Authority.

In a post on his Facebook page on Thursday, 5th August, 2021, Mr. Awuku said; “Thank you Mr. President for the honour done to me and the confidence reposed in me. I will work hard with the Board, Management and Staff of the Authority to make you proud. To the teeming youth and supporters of the NPP, friends and well wishers across the divide, I say thank you for your kind words and tons of messages.

Let’s do this together and reposition the National Lottery Authority as a strategic partner for development.

Thank you.”

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed the NPP National Organizer, Sammi Awuku, as the new Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA).

Mr. Awuku who takes over from Hon. Kofi Osei Ameyaw is expected to cause massive transformation of the state-owned institution which has been in the news for the wrong reasons.

Many pundits are of the view that the appointment of Sammi Awuku is a demonstration of President Akufo-Addo‘s renewed faith in the hardworking National Organizer, who is expected to bring his leadership expertise and innovations to bear as the Director-General of the entity that employs over a million Ghanaians directly and indirectly.

Sammi Awuku, who served this party previously as Deputy Communications Director, National Youth Organizer and holding his current position, is among a few persons who have over the years won the confidence and admiration of the President.

Mr. Awuku’s appointment is likely to excite the NPP base as he is seen as the ‘peoples person’ and a bridge between the government and the party grass roots.

He is also expected to lead several reforms at the NLA in line with the President’s vision to reposition the Authority as a major income earner and create wealth for Ghanaians .

He further enjoys enormous support particularly from the youth and there’s huge anticipation of his appointment to positively impact the youth in Ghana.

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