Fri. Oct 22nd, 2021

Akufo-Addo announces nominees for deputy ministerial positions

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, submitted to the Speaker, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the names of his deputy ministerial nominees for Parliament’s prior approval.

Also appointed is Charles Adu-Boahen as a Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance who served in President Akufo-Addo’s first term.

The list which is replete with parliamentarians also has persons who have served in the President’s first term including former National Petroleum Authority boss, Hassan Tampuli; former Deputy Energy Minister, Dr Amin Mohammed Adam and former Deputy Information Minister, Nana Dokua Asiamah Adjei among others.

President Akufo-Addo said he “is hopeful that, just as was done for his Ministers, Parliament will, on a bi-partisan basis, expedite the approval of his Deputy Ministerial nominees, so they can join the government forthwith, and assist in the delivery of his mandate for his second term in office.”

Below are the list:

MINISTRY
1 Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance

Charles Adu-Boahen

2. Finance

Hon. Abena Osei-Asare, MP
Hon. John Ampontuah Kumah, MP
2 Trade and Industry

Hon. Nana Dokua Asiamah Adjei, MP
Hon. Michael Okyere Baafi, MP
Mr. Herbert Krapa

3 Energy

Hon. Mohammed Amin Adam, MP
Hon. William Owuraku Aidoo, MP
Hon. Andrew Egyapa Mercer, MP

4 Local Government, Decentralisation & Rural
Development

Hon. Augustine Collins Ntim, MP
Hon. Osei Bonsu Amoah, MP
Hon. Martin Adjei-Mensah Korsah, MP

5 Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration Hon. Thomas Mbomba, MP

Hon. Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, MP

6 Office of Attorney General & Ministry of
Justice

Mr. Alfred Tuah-Yeboah
Ms. Diana Asonaba Dapaah
7 Food & Agriculture Hon. Yaw Frimpong Addo, MP
Hon. Mohammed Hardi Tuferu, MP
8 Education Hon. John Ntim Fordjuor, MP
Hon. Gifty Twum-Ampofo, MP

9. Health

Hon. Tina Gifty Mensah, MP
Hon. Mahama Asei Seini, MP
10 Lands & Natural Resources

Hon. Benito Owusu Bio, MP
Hon. George Mireku Duker, MP
11 Roads & Highways

Hon. Mavis Nkansah-Boadu, MP
Hon. Stephen Pambin Jalulah, MP
12 Transport

Hon. Hassan Tampuli, MP
Hon. Frederick Obeng Adom, MP
13 Defence

Hon. Kofi Amankwah-Manu, MP
14 Interior

Hon. Naana Eyiah Quansah, MP
15 Communications & Digitalisation

Hon. Ama Pomaa Boateng, MP
16 Works & Housing

Hon. Abdulai Abanga, MP
17 Fisheries & Aquaculture Development

Hon. Moses Anim, MP
18 Railway Development

Hon. Kwaku Asante-Boateng, MP
19 Sanitation & Water Resources

Hon. Amidu Issahaku Chinnia, MP
20 Tourism, Arts & Culture

Mr. Mark Okraku Mantey
21 Gender, Children & Social Protection

Hon. Lariba Zuweira Abudu, MP
22 Employment & Labour Relations

Hon. Bright Wireko-Brobbey, MP
23 Information

Ms. Fatimatu Abubakar
24 Youth & Sports

Hon. Evans Opoku Bobie, MP
President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that, just as was done for his Ministers, Parliament will, on a
bi-partisan basis, expedite the approval of his Deputy Ministerial nominees, so they can join the
Government forthwith, and assist in the delivery of his mandate for his second term in office.

Eugene Arhin
Ag. Director of Communications Presidency

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