President Akufo-Addo has retained Prof. Alex Dodoo as Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA).
His reappointment signifies the president’s confidence in the Clinical Pharmacologist to head the country’s Standards Institution.
The Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare communicated the retention in a letter dated September 9, 2021.
Professor Dodoo, a Pharmaceutical Scientist, was first appointed as Director-General of the National Standards’ Body in 2017 and has since worked with the Management to realize the government’s vision of protecting consumers and promoting seamless trade in Ghana and beyond.
In an interview with the media, Professor Dodoo spoke of the government’s vision for GSA.
“His Excellency the President is keen on industrializing Ghana and making it the trade hub of Africa. That is our focus at GSA; to help local industries produce in line with best practices and become competitive global brands,” Prof Dodoo said.
He thanked President Akufo-Addo for renewing faith in him and the team to lead GSA, pledging to continue working to improve the country’s quality infrastructure.
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