Newly elected Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday announced the first batch of Ministers-designate who will serve in his government.
As his Senior Minister Akufo-Addo has chosen Dr Yaw Osafo Marfo an experienced Minister in Kufuor government of the early 2000’s
Other notable appointments are outspoken MP Alan Kyerematen will as the Trade and Industry Minister and Shirley Ayorkor Botchway as the new Foreign Minister.
The appointments are pending approval from the Ghanaian Parliament before they can be confirmed but this is usually a formality.
The full list of appointees are as follows:
Senior Minister designate – Yaw Osafo Marfo
National Security Minister designate – Albert Kan Dapaah
Trade and Industry Minister designate – Alan Kyeremateng
Finance Minister designate – Ken Ofori Atta
Minister of Agriculture designate – Dr. Akoto Osei Afriyie
Energy Minister designate – Boakye Agyarko
Defence Minister designate – Dominic Nitiwul
Foreign Affairs Minister designate – Shirley Ayorkor Botchway
Interior Minister designate – Ambrose Dery
Attorney General Minister designate – Gloria Akufo
Local Government Minister designate – Hajia Alima Mahama
Education Minister designate — Mathew Opoku Prempeh
Health Minister designate — Kwaku Agyemang-Manu
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