Transition Oppong Nkrumah replaces Hameed as spokesperson for NPP transition team

Oppong Nkrumah left his job as a journalist to contest on the ticket of the NPP in the just ended December 7 elections.

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The Member of Parliament-elect for the Ofoase Ayirebi constituency in the Eastern Region, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah will now serve as the new spokesperson for the New Patriotic Party’s transition team.

This was announced on Monday at a meeting of both transition teams of the incoming NPP and outgoing National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Oppong Nkrumah replaces Mustapha Hamid who is also the spokesperson of the president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo.

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Even though no reason was given for this decision pulse.com.gh gathered that Mustapha Hamid who is currently a lecturer at the University of Cape Coast in the Central Region needs to mark and grade papers of his students.

Since he is likely to serve in the NPP government, he is also expected to use this period to hand over all university property in his possession formally to the university and initiate the processes of taking a leave from the lecture hall and other academic duties to enable him to serve in the incoming government.

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Oppong Nkrumah left his job as a journalist to contest on the ticket of the NPP in the just ended December 7 elections.

He polled 17,141 votes during the general elections and is expected to be in the next Parliament which will start work on January 6, 2017.

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During the sitting of the committee, both sides agreed that the outgoing NDC will take every decision to sign a new contract in consultation with the incoming NPP government.

Meanwhile, all but one of the hand over notes were presented to the incoming NPP as required by the Presidential Transition Act 2012 (Act 845).

The leader of the NPP side Yaw Osafo Marfo, acknowledged receipt of the notes at a press briefing, with the exceptions notes on the office of government machinery.

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