Akufo-Addo reshuffles his ministers

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 Director of Communications at the Presidency, 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 for Lands and Natural Resources, is now the Minister-designate for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.

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

Catherine Afeku, MP for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira Constituency and former Minister for 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 for Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now Deputy Minister for Education.

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

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

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

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

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

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Source: ClassFMOnline

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