Nana Addo reshuffles appointees; Amewu, Hamid moved

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has reassigned some government appointees in his maiden reshuffle.

Information Minister, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has been moved to Zongo and Inner Cities Development while the current sector Minister, Boniface Abubakar Saddique has been re-assigned to the office of the Vice President.

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO MAKES CHANGES TO HIS GOVERNMENT

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has made the following changes to the composition of his government, with immediate effect:

  1. John Peter Amewu, former Minister for Lands and Natural Resources and acting Minister for Energy, is now Minister for Energy;

 

  1. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, former Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, is now Minister for Lands and Natural Resources;

 

  1. Hon. Kofi Adda, Member of Parliament for Navrongo constituency and former Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, is now Minister for Aviation;

 

  1. 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;

 

  1. Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Member of Parliament for Ofoase/Ayirebi constituency and former Deputy Minister for Information, is now Minister for Information designate;

 

  1. Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Member of Parliament for Agona West constituency, is now Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection designate;

 

  1. Paulina Tangoba Abayage, former Ambassador to Italy, is now Upper East Regional Minister designate;

 

  1. 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;

 

  1. Hon. Martin Oti Gyarko, Member of Parliament for Techiman North constituency, is now Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister designate;

 

  1. 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;

 

  1. Rockson Bukari, former Upper East Regional Minister, is now Minister of State at the Office of the President;

 

  1. Pius Enam Hadzide, former deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, is now Deputy Minister for Information;

 

  1. Perry Curtis Okudzeto, former deputy Minister for Information, is now Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports; and
  2. Otiko Afisa Djaba, former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now Ambassador-designate to Italy.

President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the vetting of the Ministers-designate for Information, and Gender, Children and Social Protection, and the Regional Ministers-designate for Upper East and Brong Ahafo, as well as the deputy Regional Minister-designate for Brong Ahafo, so they can assume their respective offices as quickly as possible.

Source: Otecfmghana.com

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