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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has elevated the Deputy Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah to the substantive position of an Information Minister in his first reshuffle exercise almost two years in power.

Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, who used to be the Minister for Information, has been reassigned to man the Ministry for Inner City and Zongo Development, once occupied by Boniface Abubakar Saddique, who has been made a Minister of State at the Office of the Vice President. Otiko Afisa Djaba has been relieved of her position as the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection and made an Ambassador-designate to Italy. Cynthia Morrison, Member of Parliament for Agona West constituency, is now Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection-designate.

Below is the full list PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO MAKES CHANGES TO HIS GOVERNMENT

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has made the following changes to the composition of his government, with immediate effect:

1. John Peter Amewu, former Minister for Lands and Natural Resources and
acting Minister for Energy, is now Minister for Energy;

2. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, former Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, is
now Minister for Lands and Natural Resources;

3. Hon. Kofi Adda, Member of Parliament for Navrongo constituency and
former Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, is now Minister for
Aviation;

4. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, former Minister for Aviation, is now Minister for
Sanitation and Water Resources;

5. Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, former Minister for Information, is now
Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development;

6. Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Member of Parliament for Ofoase/Ayirebi
constituency and former Deputy Minister for Information, is now Minister
for Information designate;

7. Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Member of Parliament for Agona West
constituency, is now Minister for Gender, Children and Social
Protection designate;

8. Paulina Tangoba Abayage, former Ambassador to Italy, is now Upper
East Regional Minister designate;

9. Hon. Evans Opoku Bobie, Member of Parliament for Asunafo North
constituency and former deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, is now
Brong Ahafo Regional Minister designate;

10. Hon. Martin Oti Gyarko, Member of Parliament for Techiman North
constituency, is now Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister designate;

11. Hon. Boniface Abubakar Saddique, Member of Parliament for Madina
constituency and former Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, is
now Minister of State at the Office of the Vice President;

12. Rockson Bukari, former Upper East Regional Minister, is now Minister of
State at the Office of the President;

13. Pius Enam Hadzide, former deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, is now
Deputy Minister for Information;

14. Perry Curtis Okudzeto, former deputy Minister for Information, is now
Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports; and

15. Otiko Afisa Djaba, former Minister for Gender, Children and Social
Protection, is now Ambassador-designate to Italy.

President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the vetting of the Ministers-designate for Information, and Gender, Children and Social Protection, and the Regional Ministers-designate for Upper East and Brong Ahafo, as well as the deputy Regional Minister-designate for Brong Ahafo, so they can assume their respective offices as quickly as possible.

Source: Ghana/Starrfmonline.com/103.5FM

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