President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated Metropolitan Television’s (Metro TV) Paul Adom Otchere, as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL).
The nomination of the “Good Evening Ghana” programme host was made known in a letter written by the President’s Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, dated August 30, 2021, with the recipients being the Minister for Transport and Minister for Finance among other copied officeholders.
Mr. Adom-Otchere takes over from Madam Oboshie Sai-Cofie who was formally a Deputy Chief of Staff in the John Agyekum Kuffour administration until her appointment as Deputy Minister at the Ministry for Information in 2007.
Biography of Paul Adom Otchere
Paul Adom Otchere is a seasoned Journalist and a member of the National Communications Authority. He has worked in both TV and radio over the last 20 yera covering all major events in Ghana as well as events that occur abroad but related to Ghana. He has had a stint with the BBC covering the UK election in 2001 for the African Service.
He trained as a lawyer but with separate backgrounds in Political Science and Classics. He studies at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) from 2006 to 2008, undertaking courses in development economics and leading to the award of an MSc. Paul wrote on security sector governance as it applied to Ghaba and Ivory Coast in partial fulfillment of his degree. Paul has led an advocacy forum on Spectrum Allocation in Ghana under the Ghana ICT chamber.
Mr. Adom-Otchere was adjudged the Best News Reporter by the Ghana Journalists Association in 2001. He also received an Honorary award for Contribution to the Growth of Independent Media in Ghana in 2012. “Good Evening Ghana”, a TV Current Affairs show he produces and hosts was adjudged both TV programme of the Year and the Current Affairs Programme of the Year at the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana awards in 2005.