Dr. Mustapha Abdul Hamid, former Minister for Inner Cities and Zongo Development has been nominated by President Akufo-Addo as the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), thepublisheronline.com can confirm.
Sources within the corridors of power say, Dr. Hamid was officially notified of his new position earlier this week. and is set to replace Hassan Tampuli who is now Member of Parliament for Gushegu.
The elevation to Chief Executive role is a reward for his outstanding performance as the Deputy National Campaign Manager for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the 2020 general elections.
About Abdul Hamid
He was born in June 1971 to a military man and teacher, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid entered Tamale Secondary School in 1987 for his Advanced level. In 1991, he entered the University of Cape Coast to pursue a Bachelor of Arts course, eventually majored in Religious Studies. He obtained an M.Phil and a PhD in Religious Studies from the same university.
During his student days at the University of Cape Coast, he was the President of the Ghana Muslim Students Association and the Students Representative Council. He is married and has seven kids.