Mr. Justice Awuku Sao, a chartered accountant, is a man who has a wealth of experience in the corporate setting. Currently, he is the Chief Executive, Institute of Directors-Ghana. In this brief interview, he gave some insights as per how the society would be better off if men and women saddled with the management of corporate organizations, and indeed governance at various levels in Ghana, are mandated to undergo some directorship training.
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When the Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1997, they reached a consensus to promote good corporate governance in all Commonwealth countries. An organisation known as Commonwealth Association for Corporate Governance (CACG) was set up as a machinery to achieve that purpose. At the invitation of the State Enterprises Commission, CACG was invited to run a training programme for directors in Ghana in June 1998. Upon completion of the training programme, participants resolved to form the Institute of Directors-Ghana. The Institute was therefore formed through the initiative of the State Enterprises Commission with the collaboration of the Commonwealth Association of Corporate Governance (CACG) and the Commonwealth Secretariat.
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