Bank Of Ghana Boss Resigns

Advertisement can confirm that the current governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Dr Abdul  Nashiru Issahaku has turned in his resignation letter.

His resignation takes effect from the 1st of April, 2017.

Sources  say, the reasons behind his resignation are personal.

Under former President, John Mahama’s administration,Dr. Issahaku assumed office in April 2016 after his predecessor Dr. Henry Wampah resigned.

Dr. Issahaku’s administration was faced with rising inflation as well as instability of the cedi.

He has however been positive about the performance of the cedi, this he expressed to the media in his last monetary policy committee (MPC) press conference.

During that meeting he also announced a 200 basis point cut. This move resulted in the bank’s policy rate dropping from 25.5% to 23.5%

The drop was attributed to the decrease in inflationary trends among others.

“The Committee noted that underlying inflation pressures have eased considerably and inflation is projected to trend downwards the medium term target of 8 plus or minus 2 percent”.

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