Dr Isaac Ankomah and Mr. Samson Deen are to head the para-athletics and Para-weightlifting bodies respectively as the two bodies inaugurated under The National Paralympic Committee (NPC).
The inauguration for the two bodies, which took place at the Accra sports stadium media center would have a four-year term, with an aim of lifting the image of para sports.
The Para-Athletics, which would be headed by Dr. Isaac Ankomah would have Mr. Otor Plahar as vice president, with Peter Adjei as Secretary General and Winfred Nafisa as P.R.O, whiles Ignatius Ellertey, Shaban Mohammed and Sesiman Donatus would serve as executive members.
Bishop Cornelius Adjah Coffie, NPC president addressing the media said the decision to inaugurate the bodies were in order to develop Para sports in the country.
According to Bishop Coffie, the two bodies will have a four-year term each, which he charged them to do everything within their powers to lift the image of the sports.
Mr. Pius Enam Hadzide, Deputy Youth and Sports Minister assured the heads of the two bodies of government’s support adding that they should “develop the sport before promotion”.
Mr. Samson Deen led administration would have Peter Adjei as the vice president, with Michael Kwame, Edward Oppong and Ignatius Ellertey as Executive members.