List of Akufo Addo’s Deputy Ministers and Four New Ministers

Accordingly, the president has forwarded 54 names to parliament for vetting and approval for the various ministries.

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, named 54 persons to serve as ministers of state at the presidency and deputy ministers of state in his government.

This will bring to 110, the number of appointees who will be serving in Nana Addo’s administration, one of the highest in the country’s history.

In a letter addressed to the speaker of Parliament on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the president urged the house to approve the nominees which include the deputy majority leader, Adjoa Sarfo, penned to be a Minister of State at the Officer of the President in charge of Public Procurement.

The President of the Central University College, Professor Kwesi Yankah will also be the Minister of State at the Ministry of Education in charge of Tertiary education.

They are as follows:

Ministers of State

1. Minister of State at the Office of the – Hon Sarah Adwoa Safo

President – Public Procurement

2. Minister of State at the Office of the President – Hon. Brian Acheampong

3. Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture – Dr. Nurah Gyeile

4. Minister of State at the Ministry of Education – Prof. Kwesi Yankah

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Deputy Ministers:

1. Ministry of Finance

– Hon Kwaku Kwarteng

– Hon Abena Osei Asare

– Charles Adu Boahen

2. Ministry of Energy

– Hon Owuraku Aidoo

– Hon Joseph Cudjoe

– Dr. Mohammed Amin Anta

3. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development

– Hon Osei Bonsu Amoah

– Hon Collins Ntim

– Hon Kwasi Boateng Agyei

4. Ministry of Information

– Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

– Hon Ama Dokuaa Asiamah Agyei

– Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudzeto

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5. Ministry of Agriculture

– Hon William Agyapong Quaitoo

– Hon Dr Sagre Bambangi

– Hon George Oduro

6. Ministry of Trade and Industry

– Hon Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah

– Robert Ahomka-Lindsey

7. Ministry of Roads and Highways

– Hon Kwabena Owusu Aduomi

– Hon Anthony N-Yoh Puowele Karbo

8. Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources

– Hon Benito Owusu Bio

– Hon Barbara Oteng Gyasi

9. Ministry of Works and Housing

– Hon Freda Prempeh

– Hon Eugene Antwi

10. Ministry of Education

– Hon Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

– Hon Barbara Ayisi Acher

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11. Office of Attorney General

– Godfred Dame

– Hon Joseph Dinkiok Kpemka

12. Ministry of Health

– Hon Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu

– Hon Tina Mensah

13. Ministry of Railways Development

– Hon Kwaku Agyenim Boateng

– Hon Andy Appiah-Kubi

14. Ministry of Foreign Affairs

– Hon Mohammed Habbib Tijani

– Charles Owiredu

15. Ministry of Communications

– Hon George Andah

– Hon Vincent Sowah Odotei

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16. Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation

– Hon Patrick Boamah

– Hon Michael Yaw Gyato

17. Ministry of Defence

– Hon Maj. Derrick Oduro

18. Ministry of The Interior

– Hon Henry Quartey

19. Ministry of Environment, Science

– Hon Patricia Appiagyei

20. Ministry of Regional Reorganisation

– Martin Agyei-Mensah Korsah

21. Ministry of Transport

– Hon Nii Kwartei Titus Glover

22. Ministry of Employment And Social Welfare

– Hon Bright Wireko Brobbey

23. Ministry of Fisheries And Aquaculture

– Hon Francis Kingsley Ato Cudjoe

24. Ministry of Aviation

– Hon Kwabena O. Darko-Mensah

25. Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs

– Hon Paul Essien

26. Ministry of Gender, Children

– Hon Gifty Twum Ampofo

27. Ministry of Youth And Sports

– Pius Enam Hadzide

28. Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts And Culture

– Hon Dr Ziblim Barri Iddi

29. Ministry of Monitoring And Evaluation

– Hon William Kwasi Sabi

Source: yen / citifmonline