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BusinessChamber of Mines appoints Micheal Akafia as new president


Chamber of Mines appoints Micheal Akafia as new president


The Ghana Chamber of Mines has named Michael Akafia its newest president.

Currently holding the position of vice president of external affairs at Gold Fields Ghana Limited, Akafia’s appointment comes with a rich reservoir of expertise and a demonstrable history in the mining sector.

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His proficiency spans legal, compliance, and mining business realms, alongside his strategic acumen and adept leadership, rendering him an outstanding selection to guide the Ghana Chamber of Mines in this crucial period.

“We are confident that Michael Akafia will continue to advance the mission and vision of the Ghana Chamber of Mines,” said Sulemanu Koney, chief executive officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines. “His dedication to sustainable mining practices and his commitment to the economic development of Ghana will be invaluable as he takes on this new role.”

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Akafia expressed his gratitude and enthusiasm for the opportunity to lead the Chamber

. “I am honoured to accept this responsibility and to work with the esteemed members of the Executive Committee and Council to achieve the vision and mission of our Chamber. Together, we will continue to advocate for policies that support the growth of the mining sector and contribute to the prosperity of our nation,’ he said.

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Akafia succeeds Joshua Mortoti who has resigned from Gold Fields Ghana.

Mortoti’s leadership has been instrumental in advancing the Chamber’s objectives. The Chamber extends its heartfelt appreciation to Mr. Mortoti for his service and wishes him success in his future endeavours.

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