The boss of the Electoral Commission, Dr Afari Gyan will be missed for his dedicated service when he retires this year.
President John Dramani Mahama commended the sterling performance Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan for holding the integrity of Ghana’s democracy.
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan will retire as the boss of the Electoral Commission and his last national duty is to supervise the district assembly elections.
After 23 years of self dedicated service as the Electoral Commissioner, Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan according to Mr Mahama should be celebrated.
President Mahama delivering his third state of the nation address in Parliament on Thursday, stated that Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan has been instrumental over the past 23 years in shaping Ghana’s democracy.
“Let me, on behalf of the people of Ghana, express our respect for the dedication to work shown by Dr Afari Gyan an illustrious son of Ghana”.
Since Ghana returned to democratic rule, the EC boss successfully supervised the 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and the 2012 general elections.
President John Mahama however on behalf of Ghanaians, thanked Dr. Afari Gyan for his contribution to national development, peace and stability.
He noted that “Ghana will miss Dr. Gyan for his dedicated service when he finally retires this year”.