At a brief staff durbar on Monday, August 9, 2021, the out-going Chief Executive Officer of Bui Power Authority (BPA), Mr. Fred Oware introduced Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi as his successor.
Mr. Fred Oware described his successor as a man of integrity, a reliable person, a team player, and someone who sticks to his word.
He also described him as highly creative and innovative. He urged Management and Staff of BPA to offer Hon. Dzamesi the same support, enthusiasm, and courtesies that he had received.
Addressing management and staff of the Authority, Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi thanked the out-going Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Fred Oware. He said, ‘‘I am confident that the support given to my predecessor would be extended to me as Chief Executive Officer, to execute the vision of His Excellency the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to make BPA, the Leader in Renewable Energy in the Country’’.
It would be recalled that in 2020, the BPA Act was amended (Bui Power Authority Amendment Act,2020 ( Act 1046) giving BPA an additional mandate to implement renewable and other clean energy options on behalf of the state.
Profile of Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi
Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi had his secondary education at St. Martins Secondary School in Nsawam from 1971 to 1977 for his O-level certificate and the Accra Academy from 1978 to 1980 for his A-level certificate. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Diploma in Marketing.
In 2001 he was appointed Deputy Volta Regional Minister by President John Agyekum Kufour and appointed as the substantive Regional Minister for the Volta Region.
Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi was Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs during the first term of His Excellency the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.