President-Elect Receives Interim Report On Transition

The President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, has received an interim report from his nationals security and the economy.

Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to receive a full report before January 7, the day of his inauguration s president of the country.

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, spokesman on the Transitional Team, told the media that the interim report contained the essential information the New Patriotic Party (NPP) team had gathered from key ministries.

"The interim report that we have provided for the President-elect essentially, and most importantly, some national security briefings between himself and his representatives on the team responsible for national security, Mr. Albert Kan Dapaah.

"But the detailed interim reports is what you just saw us meeting about, which will be submitted to him before the inauguration day," he added.

Government's side of the transition team, a few weeks ago presented all but one of the handing-over notes to the incoming 2012 (Acts 845).

Nana Akufo-Addo's representative on the transitional Team, Mr. Yaw Osafo Marfo, acknowledged receipt of the notes at a press briefing, with the exception of notes on the Office of Government machinery.

By the provisions of the Presidential Transition Act, the team is expected to make comprehensive arrangements to regulate the transfer of political power following a presidential election.

The law provides for the establishment of three specific committees: the Inauguration Sub-Committee, the Government Machinery sub-committee, and the Presidency Sub-Committee, and any other committees the team considers relevant for the performance of its functions.