11.10.2021 Sports News

Seth Panwum chairs National Sports Authority Board

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Seth Panwum chairs National Sports Authority Board
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Former General Manager of Wa All Stars, now Legon Cities FC, Seth Panwum has been appointed Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority (NSA).

Seth Panwum, who served as a member of the Kwadwo Baah Agyemang led board at the NSA between 2017 and 2020, has been elevated to chair the board of the sports authority for the next four years.

The technical advisor to the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, will be joined by 14 others on the board including Naa Odofoley Nortey, a former member of the now-defunct Normalisation Committee of the Ghana FA. He has about 25 years of experience as a sports administrator.

Other members of the board include the director-general of the NSA, Professor Peter Twumasi, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Ben Nunoo Mensah, and Samson Deen of the National Paralympic Committee.

The Security Services Sports Association and Tertiary institutions will be represented on the board by Col. Frank Kwesi Agyeman and Ahmed Jinapor Abdulai respectively.

Full membership of the board:

  • Seth Panwun – Chairman of the Board
  • Professor Peter Twumasi – Director-General of the National Sports Authority.
  • Noah Bagerbaseh Bukari – Director of the National Sports College, Winneba
  • Eric Mensah Bonsu – Ministry of Youth and Sports
  • Gladys Mamtee Osabutey – Ministry of Finance
  • Eric Nkansah – Ministry of Education
  • Col. Frank Kwesi Agyeman – Security Services Sports Association
  • Ahmed Jinapor Abdulai – Tertiary institutions
  • Samson Deen – President, National Paralympic Committee
  • Ben Nunoo Mensah – President, Ghana Olympic Committee
  • Stanley Blankson Jnr – Minister’s nominee
  • Emmanuel Tuffour – Minister’s nominee
  • Nana Yaw Sarkodie Aboagye – President’s nominee
  • Naa Odofoley Nortey QCL – President’s nominee
  • Johnso Kwaku Adu – President’s nominee.

A letter signed by Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Opare on October 4, 2021, tasked the Ministry of Youth and Sports to swear in the members into office.

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