The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama, has finally tendered in his resignation letter.
This should mean that he has officially vacated the position he has held at the central bank over the past year.
In December of 2017, Joy Business broke the news about his resignation with follow-up indications by his lawyers on moves being made by Government to push him out of office.
Joy Business understands that the delay to exit has been driven more by behind-the-scenes negotiations between Dr Asiama, Bank of Ghana and the government.According to a letter intercepted by Joy Business, the decision to disengage from the Bank of Ghana happened some two weeks ago and a letter was finally tendered in last week Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
According to this letter, the President Akufo-Addo has been formally informed about this decision to resign with copies served to the Vice-President, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison and Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta.
The letter also indicates that Dr Johnson Asiama’s resignation is effective January 1, 2018.