The Bank of Ghana yesterday August 1, 2018, granted a universal banking licence to Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited established by the Government.
The merged banks to form the Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited are uniBank Ghana Limited, the Royal Bank Limited, Beige Bank Limited, Sovereign Bank Limited and Construction Bank Limited. The BoG also appointed Mr. Nii Amanor Dodoo of KPMG as the Receiver for the five banks.
However, Licences of these banks have been revoked by the BoG.
Below is the profile of Mr. Nii Amanor Dodoo
Nii Amanor Dodoo is a Senior Partner of the KPMG; he was appointed January 2014, as the head of West Africa KPMG which comprises Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia, he succeed Joseph Winful,
He is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in accounting, auditing, receivership and liquidation, and has been with the firm for over 34 years, He holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Ghana and is member, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana and Nigeria.
Giving strategic direction and managing operations to ensure the delivery of key corporate objectives are his core function includes at the firm.
Mr. Dodoo has varied experience in providing audit advisory services, privatization and due diligence reviews, project evaluation of proposed acquisitions and reporting accountants.
He has served as audit engagement partner for audit services to a number of clients across various industry sectors including key subsidiaries of global clients in Ghana.
He has worked with the KPMG Professional Services in Nigeria practice between 2006 and 2010 where he was the Partner in charge of the audit units of energy and natural resources and consumer market sectors.
Mr. Dodoo became famous for appearing as a witness for KPMG in the hearing of the election petition by the Supreme Court. KPMG was appointed by the Supreme Court of Ghana to audit pink sheets in the 2013 election petition hearing.
By: Joseph Nii Ankrah