Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku has resigned from his position as governor of the Bank of Ghana, information available to the GHOne TV Business News desk indicates.
The 55-year-old tendered in his resignation today, 11 months after accepting the job from former President John Mahama.
According to close sources, Dr. Issahaku cited personal reasons for his decision.
The International Development Economist with several years of experience in economic policy management and development, until his appointment, was a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana. He replaced Dr. Kofi Wampah.
He worked with the World Bank as a Senior Public Sector Specialist; the African Development Bank (ADB) as a Principal Governance Expert and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa as a Development Management Officer.
Also, Dr. Issahaku was a Socio-Economic Advisor and Project Coordinator for the Canadian International Development Agency as well as working as a Senior Planning Analyst with Ghana National Development Planning Commission.