King Mohammed VI has appointed Imane Ouadil as the new Moroccan Ambassador to Ghana.
Imane Ouadil replaces Mohamed Farahat, who is facing a sexual assault allegation by Jemimah Flinthood-Brace who was local agent at the embassy.
King Mohammed VI chaired a Council of Ministers on Thursday at the Royal Palace in Marrakech, according to a statement by the spokesman of the royal palace, Abdelhak Lamrini.
Jemimah Flinthood-Brace, has accused Ambassador Farahat , claiming he “abuse her on two occasions” when she entered his office for work.
In her resignation letter, Brace said she had to resign from her post at the embassy because she could not deal with the psychological toll of her boss’s sexual harassment.
She says Ambassador Farahat made sexual advances on her on two occasions in early and late December.
The newly appointed ambassador is expected in Ghana to present a letter of credence to President Nana Addo.
He joins a tall list of new ambassadors appointed by he King at the proposal of El Othmani, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita.
The King appointed Youssef Slaoui as ambassador to Burkina Faso, and Ahmed Rahhou as ambassador to the European Union.
The monarch also appointed Hassan Tariq as ambassador to Tunisia.
The full list of the ambassadors appointed by the King during the ministerial council is as follows:
Mohamed El Basri, ambassador to the Netherlands;
Mustapha Benkhiyi, ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain;
Imane Ouadil, ambassador to the Republic of Ghana;
Abdelfettah Lebbar, ambassador to the Mexico;
Abderrahim Atmoun, ambassador to the Republic of Poland;
Mohamed Achkalou, ambassador to the Republic of Finland.
At the ministerial council, King Mohammed VI asked the government to recruit 10,000 Moroccans in the obligatory military service in 2019.