After resigning as Director-General of the State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA) in November 2021 to allow him contest the New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Chairman position, Stephen Asamoah-Boateng is reportedly nosing around for reappointment.
Following Asamoah-Boateng’s resignation, Ambassador Edward Boateng was appointed in December 2021 by the President to oversee and administer the State’s interests in Specified Entities, to ensure shareholder value, financial sustainability, and good corporate governance.
MyNewsGh.com is reliably informed that although Mr. Asamoah-Boateng does not intend to return to SIGA as D-G, his lobbying forces are nosing around for appointees long past the retiring age to be sent off for him to take over.
Some of the institutions and agencies bring targeted were previously under Mr. Asamoah-Boateng’s purview but sources say he is more suited for a ministerial elevation or Ambassadorial duty after his defeat by Stephen Ntim.
Stephen Asamoah Boateng popularly known as Asabee in the heat of the NPP Chairmanship race accused his competitor, Stephen Ayensu Ntim of vote-buying. The two were considered the top runners in the race to replace the outgoing chairman, Freddie Blay but Ntim triumphed with over 80% of the votes. Asabee garnered a little over 1000 votes and has since gone on the quiet.
Also defeated on the night was John Boadu, who lost to Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua.
John Boadu is also reportedly laying wait for an appointment to compensate for his efforts for the party. Already he is serving on the Board of the Tema Oil Refinery and has mining interests.
MyNewsGh.com’s sources said he has been asked to take a rest for some few weeks after which he could be called upon to government.
John Boadu is a trained accountant.