The Governor of the Bank of Ghana,Dr Ernest Addison has been named by the GlobalMarkets as the Central Bank Governor of the year for Sub-saharan Africa.
GlobalMarkets is a newspaper published digitally to cover the Virtual IMF/World Bank annual meeting 2020,
In a statement issued by the Bank of Ghana cited by Talksafrica.com,The award is in recognition of the governor’s exceptional leadership in managing the coronavirus pandemic,which has seen the central Bank introduce a raft of measures aimed at supporting the government’s transformational agenda and ensuring the safety and soundness of Ghana’s financial sector.
According to the GlobalMarkets,the Ghanaian central bank has drawn praise for its shrewd handling of the COVID-19 crisis.
They said the bank was able to accelerate its monetary policy loosening in order to support the economy.
The GlobalMarkets awards recognizes the achievement of the world’s top policymakers.
Below is the full release from BoG