43rd GUNA National Congress

GUNA Elects New National Officers

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Officers from the Electoral Commission o
The President of GUNA Hon. Peter Nanfuri

In accordance with the constitution of the Ghana United Nations Association (GUNA) and respect for good governance, aptly expressed by the laws of the Republic of Ghana, the Ghana United Nations Association successfully elected new national officers on Saturday, 15th of December 2018 during the 43rd National Congress. All the elected officers have a four (4) year mandate to end in 2022.

By reason of GUNAs nobility and the respect for good governance and mandated state institutions, GUNAs election was conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana led by Nana Kwaku Duodu the Principal Officer and Mr. Isaac Cobblar. The officers were detailed by the EC to ensure a smooth electoral process and fair balloting in accordance to the dictates of the laws of the Republic of Ghana.

All the Officers including the Board of Directors (BoD), National Executive Committee (NEC) and Secretariat staff swore the Oath of Office which was administered by Her Worship Mrs. Eleanor Barnes Botchway, the Magistrate at the Kaneshie Magistrate Court.

The Congress also witnessed the citation honour to outstanding key personalities and organizations in Ghana. Among them are the very President of the Ghana United Nations Association (GUNA) who came out as the Most Dedicated and Honest Police Officer of all-time. Honorable Peter Nanfuri was a former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and Bureau of National Investigations (BNI). He served Ghana through the police service with integrity and dedication such that he has become the benchmark of excellency in the service. He was also a former Council of State and currently the Paramount Chief of Jirapa.

Among other recipients also, were the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation which took the best media house in Ghana, Prof. Azumah Nelson was also honoured for raising the flag of Ghana high in his days and becoming the first Ghanaian and second African boxer to enter into the boxing hall of fame. Other recipients include Asadu Royal Waste for entrepreneurship and MTN for telecommunication.