Ghana - 5 Cedis Central Bank 60th Anniversary Commemorative
Ghana 5 Cedis dated 04.03.17 and released to the public on 07.03.2017. This note was issued to celebrate the country 60th anniversary of the Central Bank of Ghana 1957-2017. The design of the note is completely new, with the main feature of Dr James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey (1875-1927) on the front and an oil exploring ship on the back. An Oil Platform in the open sea is also featured on the design. The note bears the signature of the bank's Governor Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku who was appointed to the role since 01.04.2016.
Dated 2017, P43
Note: Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku resigned as the Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana on 01.04.2017 citing personal reasons. Dr Issahaku was appointed to the post by the former president John Dramani Mahama, who then lost the election to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in 2016. Dr Issahaku became the shortest serving governor of Ghana’s central bank history, since it was founded in 1957. The new governor is Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison.