President Nana Addo appoints Ignatius Baffour as Minister of Pensions


President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced the appointment of Ignatius Baffour-Awuah as the minister for pensions

The appointment which is in accordance with section 211 of the National Pensions Acr 2008 and which takes immediate effect was done on Monday, January 30, 2023

It’s unclear whether the appointment is a new portfolio or has been added to the workload at the ministry of employment and labour relations

The minister for employment and labour relations, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah has been designated the minister in charge of pensions in the country.

In a letter addressed to the minister dated Monday, January 30, 2023, the president said the decision was based on section 211 of the National Pensions Act 2008 (ACT 766).

In this vein, Baffour-Awuah will be in charge of steering the affairs of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) and the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) with immediate effect.