Deputy CEO of the Ghana Tourist Development Company (GTDC), Akua Djanie, popularly known as Blakofe, has resigned from her post.
She was appointed by the Akufo-Addo government but has decided to quit after serving for less than two years.
Blakofe took to Facebook to announce her resignation.
“Has she, has she not? Yes, people, I have officially resigned as Deputy CEO, Ghana Tourist Development Company, effective end of this month,” she said in her post, adding: “I wanted to work, not travel and chop per diem”.
Blakofe has amassed huge experience in showbiz as a TV/Radio Presenter, producer, event organiser, MC, an actress, a choreographer and dancer.
For many years, she has hosted programmes such as GoldBlast, Amazing Ghana and Studio 53 where she has had the opportunity to share Ghanaian cuisine, music, art and tourist sites to international audiences.
The Ghana Tourist Development Company Limited (GTDC) was established in 1972 as a Limited Liability Company to operate as the investment and commercial wing of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.
The company is responsible for promoting relevant competencies in the management and marketing of tourism projects in the country. It is also a leading investment holding and management body for public and private sector tourism related initiatives in Ghana.