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2 Women Get Ministerial Appointment, 2 Reshuffled

Nana Akufo-Addo has reshuffled his government for the first time, reassigning two female Ministers and appointed two new women.

August 10, 2018

President Nana Akufo-Addo has reshuffled his government for the first time, reassigning two female Ministers and appointed two new women.

NPP MP for Agona West Cynthia Morrison has been nominated the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection designate as Otiko Afisa Djaba, former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now Ambassador-designate to Italy.

Cecilia Abena Dapaah, former Minister for Aviation, is now Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources whilst Paulina Tangoba Abayage, former Ambassador to Italy, is now Upper East Regional Minister designate.

There were four promotions – deputy Information minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah is expected to be in charge of Information ministry while two MPs – Hon. Evans Opoku Bobie of the Asunafo North constituency joins the government as Brong Ahafo regional minister designate.

Below is the list of Ministers who have been reassigned

  1. John Peter Amewu, former Minister for Lands and Natural Resources and acting Minister for Energy, is now Minister for Energy;
  2. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, former Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, is now Minister for Lands and Natural Resources;
  3. Hon. Kofi Adda, Member of Parliament for Navrongo constituency and former Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, is now Minister for Aviation;
  4. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, former Minister for Aviation, is now Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources;
  5. Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, former Minister for Information, is now Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development;
  6. Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Member of Parliament for Ofoase/Ayirebi constituency and former Deputy Minister for Information, is now Minister for Information designate;
  7. Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Member of Parliament for Agona West constituency, is now Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection designate;
  8. Paulina Tangoba Abayage, former Ambassador to Italy, is now Upper East Regional Minister designate;
  9. Hon. Evans Opoku Bobie, Member of Parliament for Asunafo North constituency and former deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, is now Brong Ahafo Regional Minister designate;
  10. Hon. Martin Oti Gyarko, Member of Parliament for Techiman North constituency, is now Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister designate;
  11. Hon. Boniface Abubakar Saddique, Member of Parliament for Madina constituency and former Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, is now Minister of State at the Office of the Vice President;
  12. Rockson Bukari, former Upper East Regional Minister, is now Minister of State at the Office of the President;
  13. Pius Enam Hadzide, former deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, is now Deputy Minister for Information;
  14. Perry Curtis Okudzeto, former deputy Minister for Information, is now Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports;
  15. Otiko Afisa Djaba, former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now Ambassador-designate to Italy.

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