Citi Business News has learnt that President John Dramani Mahama has confirmed William Tevie as the Director General of the National Communications Authority (NCA).
William Tevie’s confirmation comes almost a year after his appointment as the Acting Director General of NCA on June 22 last year after the previous Director General of the NCA; Paarock VanPercy ended his term of office.
As the Director General, under the guidance of the governing board, Mr. Tevie is charged with the responsibility to regulate the growing and developing communications industry in Ghana.
Prior to heading the NCA, William Tevie was the Director General of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) and a member of the NCA Board of Directors from 2009 to 2013.
As a board member he also chaired the NCA’s Board’s Sub Committee on Research in addition to being a member of the Board’s Sub Committee on Operations, Finance & Audit and Project Management.
The National Communications Authority, (NCA), was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 524 in December 1996, which has been repealed and replaced by the National Communications Authority Act, 2008 (Act 769).
The Authority is the statutory body mandated to license and to regulate electronic communication activities and services in the country.
By: Norvan Acquah – Hayford/citibusinessnews.com/Ghana