SPEECH BY REV. DANIEL OGBARMEY TETTEH, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, GHANA, DELIVERED AS THE SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER AT THE GIMPA LAW CONFERENCE 2020, ON THE THEME, “THE BANKING AND FINANCIAL CRISIS IN GHANA AND COVID -19: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE REFORM”, HELD ON 6TH – 7TH AUGUST 2020.
The Rector of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and Chairman of this event; Dean of GIMPA Faculty of Law and Justice of the Court of Appeal of Ghana, Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana; Distinguished Faculty Members of GIMPA and GIMPA Law School; Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen;
I wish to begin by expressing my sincere appreciation to the organizers of the GIMPA LAW CONFERENCE 2020 for the invitation extended to me to be a part of this conference as the Special Guest Speaker. I feel honoured and sincerely relish the opportunity. Permit me to also bring you felicitations from the Securities and Exchange Commission to the team behind this conference for putting it all together and selecting a theme that is both timely and relevant. The platform we are using for this conference speaks volumes of the times we are in precipitated by the unrelenting and ubiquitous Coronavirus with its attendant disruptive economic and social effects. If human history is anything to go by, we can have the blessed assurance that ultimately, the collective resolve and resilience of humanity and society anchored on divine providence that trumped challenges such as wars, natural disasters, pandemics and financial crisis in the past, would come into play again and change the current grim narrative associated with Covid-19…
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