Victor Brobbey Is New NCCE Deputy Chair

President Nana Akufo-Addo, (middle) Kathleen Addy (2ndfrom left) Chairperson of NCCE, and members of NCCE in group photograph


President Akufo-Addo has appointed and sworn in the private legal practitioner, Victor Brobbey as Deputy Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).

Until his appointment, Victor Brobbey served as a member of the NCCE Board from 2019.

At a short ceremony at the Jubilee House, the President administered the oaths of office, allegiance and secrecy to him.

The President at the same ceremony also swore into office two newly appointed members of the NCCE Board, Dr. Simon Ofori Ametepey, and Bright Kwabla Agbodeka.

Mr. Brobbey is expected to assist the chairperson of the National Commission for Civil Education (NCCE), Miss Kathleen Addy, to execute the mandate of the NCCE which is essential to promote and sustain democracy and inculcate in the Ghanaian citizenry the awareness of their rights and obligations through civic education.

“I will urge you to pursue stakeholder consultation in the successful fulfillment of the commission’s mandate”, was his charge.

On the part of the executive, the President gave his word, “we will continue to provide the needed resources both technical and financial to enable the Commission carry out effectively its unique role in our national development.”

On his part, the newly sworn Victor Brobbey expressed deep-seated appreciation to the President for appointing him and the two other members of the NCCE Board.

He said he and his colleagues have no illusion about the enormity of the task ahead of them and that they were committed to achieve same.

“We have been appointed at the start of what one can describe as the political season and the presence of politics always complicates the task of the civic educator. Nevertheless, please be assured that we will work hard to justify the trust that you have reposed in us”, he said.

Victor Brobbey is a graduate of the Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, where he obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in June 2001.

He graduated from the Ghana School of Law, Accra, and was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2000.

In 1998, he obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Legon.

From September 2020 to date, he worked at Benchmark Lawyers & Consultants at Lead Consultant and he is also the Head of the Department of Law at Lancaster University and a constitutional law lecturer.

From September 2018 to June 2020, he served as the Head of the Private Law Department at the faculty of law of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

By Charles Takyi-Boadu, Presidential Correspondent