A former Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Abdul Nashiru Issahaku has described the late former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur as a “fantastic gentleman and statesman with remarkable sense of love and kindness to all”.
Responding to a message from Citi Business News, Dr. Issahaku stated that, “The Late Vice-President Amissah-Arthur, diligently pursued the vision and object of the BoG with unreserved commitment and passion that would later inspire others who came after him, including myself”.
He recounted that “As Vice-President, he was never unavailable to respond positively to my call for guidance while I was Governor”.
Dr. Issahaku was the Governor of the Bank of Ghana from April, 2016 to April, 2017.
A statement from the central bank in 2017 said Dr. Issahaku “contributed immensely to the success of the Bank of Ghana during his term of office, first as Deputy Governor from July 2013 to March, 2016 and as Governor from April, 2016 to April, 2017”.
He resigned on 1st April, 2017.