Ghanaian musician Bice Osei Kuffour, popularly known as Obour, has been appointed by President Akufo-Addo, to act as the Managing Director of the Ghana Post Company Limited.
According to a report by Accra-based Asaase Radio, Obour’s role is to see to the development of the company’s postal network to possible areas and improve service to non-viable areas.
For a period of 8 years (October 2011 to August 2019), Bice Osei Kuffour has worked as the President of the Musicians Union of Ghana for 8 years that from October 2011 to August 2019. During his time as MUSIGA president, he was able to strengthen the Union and created initiatives such as the Ageing Musicians Welfare Fund (AMWEF), Musiga Academy with NAFTI, Ajumapa loans and Musiga Grandball which received patronage from all sitting president’s of Ghana during the period.
Obour has also held leadership roles such as Board Member of National Folklore Board, 2017 – 2021; Executive Member of International Federation of Musicians (FIM), 2013-2018; Advisory Board Member of School of Performing Arts (SPA), University of Ghana, Legon, 2013 – 2017, and Executive Director for Ghana Tourism Booster Project, 2016-2017.
Digitization of Post Offices across the country has been at the center of the turnaround strategy by Ghana Post, allowing them to add new services quickly. The government has also introduced digital addresses, which have enhanced delivery by Ghana Post.
Their online platform, “Ghpostpay”, was launched in 2019 to allow customers to access Ghana Post services remotely. Ghana Post’s significant growth and contributions over the past 3 years has been recognized by both international and local partners in the form of awards: