Mahama Makes Sam Pee Yalley Ambassador


Sam Pee Yalley, who has lost his job as Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), will take another appointment in the John Mahama administration.

According to the Flagstaff House, “he has been pencilled for an ambassadorial appointment”.

The announcement was contained in a statement from the presidency saying, the head of the Benefits Division at the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Laud Senanu, is heading to the NPRA in an Acting CEO.

The statement signed by Stan Dogbe, a Presidential Aide, did not mention the country Mr. Sam Pee Yalley is likely to head as Ghana’s envoy.

Mr. Sam Pee Yalley, was a Deputy Chief Executive at the NPRA, who until the appointment of Mr. Senanu was acting as CEO.

Mr. Senanu’s “appointment forms part of President John Mahama’s announcement at the Ho Forum on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) to strengthen the management of the NPRA and pensions management in the country”.

“New and key appointments will be made to the pensions regulator in the coming weeks,” the statement announced.

Another statement from the Presidency, also announced that President Mahama has appointed hospitality expert, Samuel Atta Mills, as the Acting Managing Director (MD) of the Ghana Tourism Development Company (GTDC).

He is a junior brother of Late President, John Evans Atta Mills.

Mr. Atta Mills worked for more than a decade in senior management positions in various tourism and hospitality companies in the United States.

Between 2009 and January 2012, Mr. Samuel Atta Mills was an Aide to the President of the Republic of Ghana.

He holds a double major (first degree) in Accounting and Information Management Systems from the Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesse. Mr. Atta Mills also has an MBA from the same University.

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