Akufo-Addo shakes up ministers; Afeku put under Osafo Maafo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced nine changes in his government, the second reshuffle since he was sworn into office in 2017. A statement signed by the Director of Communication at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin on Thursday, 28 February 2019 said the following changes have been made with immediate effect: Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni-Valley Constituency and former Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, is now the Minister-designate of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts...


President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced nine changes in his government, the second reshuffle since he was sworn into office in 2017.

A statement signed by the Director of Communication at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin on Thursday, 28 February 2019 said the following changes have been made with immediate effect:

Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni-Valley Constituency and former Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, is now the Minister-designate of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih is now the Upper West Regional Minister-designate and the former Regional Minister, Sulemana Alhassan, has been reassigned.

Mrs Catherine Afeku, MP for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira Constituency and former Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, is now a Minister of State at the Office of the President, assigned to the Office of the Senior Minister.

Gifty Twum Ampofo, MP for Abuakwa North Constituency and former Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now a Deputy Minister of Education.

Mrs Freda Prempeh, MP for Tano North Constituency and former Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, is now the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection.

Mrs Barbara Ayisi Asher, MP for Cape Coast North Constituency and former Deputy Minister of Education, is now the Deputy Minister of Works and Housing.

Naana Eyiah, MP for Gomoa Central Constituency, is now a Deputy Minister-designate of Lands and Natural Resources.

Mr Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, MP for Gomoa West Constituency, is now a Deputy Minister-designate of Health, and Yaw Afful, MP for Jaman South, is now a Deputy Minister-designate of Aviation.

This follows a list of new ministerial and deputy ministerial appointments for the six newly-created regions announced earlier.

Source: Ghana/ClassFMOnline.com/91.3FM



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