President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is yet to name his deputy ministers but information gathered by Peacefmonline.com indicates that, former AFAG leader and the newly elected New Patriotic Party Parliamentary Candidate for Effiduase-Asokore constituency in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie is highly tipped to assist Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.
President Nana Akufo-Addo named Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful as the minister-designate for the Ministry of Communications.
Explaining his decision to select the “iron lady” as the Minister for that position, President Akufo-Addo described her as a strong woman with power views.
However, she will be backed by another outspoken MP to beef up Nana Addo’s communication team.
Aside Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie who is tipped to assist the communications ministry - names like Member of Parliament for Lawra, Anthony Abayifa Karbo, National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammy Awuku, Former Northern Regional Secretary of the NPP Dr Clifford Braimah, Lawyer Godfred Dame and Lawyer Yaw Buabeng Asamoah are expected to be deputies in the various ministries.
Below is a list of persons tipped to be nominated as Deputy Minister - Designates
DR SAMIU NUAMAH
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
HON ATO PANFORD
LANDS FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
HON. DANIEL TITUS GLOVER
KOJO ACE ANKOMAH
YOUTH AND SPORTS
HON. ANTHONY KARBO
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
HON. WILLIAM HOR
NANA AMA DOKUA ASIAMAH ADJEI
DR MAGNUS WILMONT
GENDER AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
BARBARA ASHER AYISI
DR MARK ASSIBEY YEBOAH
YAW BUABENG ASAMOAH
DR NANA AYEW AFRIYE.
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