Blakofe resigns as Deputy CEO of Ghana Tourist Devt. Company

Miss Akua Djanie, alias Blakofe
Miss Akua Djanie, alias Blakofe

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Tourist Development Company, (GTDC), Miss Akua Djanie, has resigned.

Miss Djanie who has served in the office for about 16 months confirmed her resignation on Facebook on Monday.

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According to her, she resigned because she felt her skills were not being utilized at the GTDC.

Miss Djanie who goes by Akua Blakofe on Facebook posted, “Has she, has she not? Yes, people, I have officially resigned as Deputy CEO, Ghana Tourist Development Company, effective end of this month. Not going to go into it and talk about people, so let’s just say I wanted to work, not travel and chop per diem.”

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“I don’t do anything all day. My CEO doesn’t want me in the team so he has created a three-man team he works with. Meanwhile, I don’t see what GTDC is doing. The CEO travels every month for two weeks straight. In April, he was gone for three weeks,” she said in a further interview with

She, however, extended her gratitude to the President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo for the opportunity to serve.

“I would like to thank H.E President Akufo-Addo for the opportunity he gave me. Unfortunately, the rest of the team did not. Thus I’m better off outside of the official post.’’ 

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Blakofe, until her appointment at the Ghana Tourist Development Company, had been a radio and television personality.

She has worked with Metro TV, Vibe FM, M-Net’s Studio 53.

She was the first manager of the VIP music group when it was formed in 1998.