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Prez Names 12 More Ministers...Creates New Ministries, Realigns Others
 
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11-Jan-2017  
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has created new ministries while decoupling others and re-alligning them, when on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, he announced 12 minister-designates expected to serve in his government.

The release of the second batch of ministers brings the total number of appointees to 25. The next batch, according to the president, will be released by Friday.

Two new ministries; the Ministry of Regional Re-organisation and Ministry of Railways Development, were the notable feature.

President Akufo-Addo also announced a new portofolio - Monitoring and Evaluation. Whiles the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has been decopled and re-aligning it into a new ministry called Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources


Below is the list of 2nd batch ministerial nominees:

Dan Kwaku Botwe - Minister-designate of Regional Reorganization and Development.

Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei - Minister-designate for Monitoring and Evaluation.

Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng - Minister-designate for Environment, Science,Technology and Innovation.

Joe Ghartey - Minister-designate for Railways Development.

John Peter Amewu - Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources.

Samuel Atta Akyea - Minister-designate for Works and Housing.

Joseph Kofi Adda - Minister-designate for Sanitation and Water Resources.

Ignatius Baffour-Awuah - Minister-designate for Employment and Labour Relations.

Kweku Ofori Asiamah - Minister-designate for Transport.

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful - Minister-designate for Communications

Kwasi Amoako-Atta - Minister-designate for Roads and Highways.

Otiko Afisah Djaba - Minister-designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection.


The second batch of Ministerial appointees are yet to be vetted and approved by Parliament.



 
 
 
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Name: Jeo ghartey is fante
People stop saying there is no Fante man in his government because honorable Joe ghartey is Fante
 
Name: joojo
Your Excellency, please is where is Fanti man(Central Region) in your 25 Nominees ? Cheers !!
 
Name: abdul malik
President Nana Addo should not forget Kweme Sefa kai, he has played a major role in npp victory...
 
Name: MO
IN YEARS PAST, WE'VE SEEN THREE OR FOUR DIFFERENT SECTORS GIVEN TO ON MINISTER TO MANAGE AND VERY LITTLE OR NOTHING GETS DONE. THESE MINISTRIES ARE WHAT I CALL SPECIALIZATION. IF AT THE END OF THE DAY THEY CAN PERFORM VERY WELL TO MAKE THE ECONOMY MOVE FORWARD, WHY NOT? OF COURSE, IT WILL BE A WASTE IF THEY FAIL.
 
Name: NEW MINISTRIES TO BE CREATED
1. Ministry of One District, One Factory. 2. Ministry of One Village, One Dam 3. Ministry of One Constituency, 1 million dollar Watch out for the Forth Bactch
 
Name: Ronnie
AM AGAINST THE NEW MINISTRIES OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION AND REGIONAL RE-ORGANIZATION MINISTRY. ALL THESE ARE NEEDLESS MR. PRESIDENT. U PROMISED TO CUT DOWN COST AND PROTECT PUBLIC PURSE. REMEMBER AND DO AS U SAID.
 
Name: African politicians..............
Three days in and nana has already started to disappoint.What happened to lean govt and protecting the public purse?What the h.e.ck is senior minister?Evaluation paa?Regional reorganization?woow. Transportation alone has three different ministries:railway,roads n highway,transport.Important they maybe;does the country need these at this point?or its the usual job for the boys:same reason mahama was rejected by Ghanaians?We voted for you to move Ghana in the right direction and not to create jobs for your cronies.This is nothing but a drain on the public purse which Ghana cannot afford.I pray that we are not entering into create, lo.o.t and share part 2.Pls reverse course before we lose confidence in you and the npp.
 
Name: Mavis
NDC at it again! There is a road just opposite Palace Mall(Spintex) to Regimanuel Estate. An NDC man, with the speed of light, is stealing a quarter of that road by erecting a wall in the road from Palace Mall to Regimanuel estate. Unbelievable. Can somebody stop this man???
 
Name: AMSTERDAMER
HMMMM. 1. MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT 2. MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS 3. MINISTRY OF ROAD AND HIGH WAYS. WHATS THE DIFF....
 
Name: Kweku fante
Out of 25 appointees no Fante man???. The Asiama guy from central is actually not from central region. He only lives in central region. Nana we voted for u ooooooo. Why so many eastern people. Most of them from Akyem area? Fantastic swing oooo. We will advise ourselves next time. There is no Fante in the front line of appointment.
 

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