Hannah Tetteh Appointed Director-General Of The UN Office In Nairobi


Hannah Tetteh

Former MP for Awutu Senya West and Minister for Foreign Affairs under the John Dramani Mahama administration, Hannah Tetteh, has received an appointment as the next United Nations (UN) Director-General in Nairobi, Kenya.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced today (Friday) the appointment of the Ghanaian to head the organization’s office in the capital of the Eastern African nation.

Hannah Tetteh replaces Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde, who leaves to take up a new post as Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU).

A longstanding mainstay of Ghanaian politics, Hannah is a vastly experienced lawyer and communicator who served two terms  in Parliament and was a Minister under both the Atta Mills and JDM NDC administrations.