Ghanaian president-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, has appointed ex wife of Fani Kayode, Saratu Atta as a personal assistant ahead of his inauguration.
Ms. Atta, 53 married the controversial Nigerian politician, Femi Fani-Kayode in 1987. Fani Kayode is a former Minister of Aviation and a former Campaign Chairman for Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan who lost to Buhari in 2015.
Atta bore him a female child named Folake in the same year. They parted ways around 1989 when Mr. Fani-Kayode found a new wife, Yemisi Wada.
According to information made available on the president-elect’s site, she has served as an executive aide to Mr. Akufo-Addo since 2009.
A citation of her profile reads: “Saratu Atta is 53 years old. She is a graduate of the University of Warwick, UK, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and International Studies. She worked as a Securities Trader at First Securities Discount House in Lagos, Nigeria from 1993 -1997, and then went on to establish her own security printing company in Lagos.
She was appointed NPP Campaign Secretary in 2008, and has been Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the President-Elect since 2009. She has one child.”
Others on the list are:
Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere – National Security Advisor,
Joshua Kyeremeh – National Security Co-Ordinator,
Akosua Frema Osei-Opare – Chief Of Staff,
Nana Bediatuo Asante – Secretary to the President,
Victor Newman – Director of Research,
Francis Asenso-Boakye – Political Assistant To The President & Deputy Chief Of Staff ,
Samuel Abu Jinapor – Deputy Chief Of Staff,
Ambassador Hassan Ahmed – Director Of State Protocol,
Eugene Arhin – Director Of Communications
Lord Oblitey Commey – Director Of Operations
Clara Napaga Sulemana Tia – Presidential Staffer