Date Created : 2/21/2023 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Shang Annang Papa Nii
These are the ministers of Trade and Industry, Agriculture, Chieftaincy, and Religious Affairs.
Mr. Kobina Tahir Hammond, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Adansi Asokwa, has been nominated as Minister of Trade and Industry to replace Mr. John Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen.
Mr. Bryan Acheampong, MP for Abetifi, has been nominated for the Food and Agriculture Ministry, to replace Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto; while Stephen Asamoah Boateng, former Director General, State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA), has been nominated as Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister, replacing Mr. Ebenezer Kojo Kum.
President Akufo-Addo also changed the portfolio of one deputy minister, and elevated two to the Minister of State status, while one has been nominated for the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
The President has further nominated two ministers of the state subject to Parliament’s approval.
They include Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, the MP for Karaga, and currently the Deputy Minister of Energy, as Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance.
Mr. Osei Bonsu Amoah, MP for Akuapem South, and currently the Deputy Minister of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development, as Minister of State at the Ministry of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development.
Mr. Herbert Krapa, currently a Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, to the Ministry of Energy as a Deputy Minister, to replace Dr. Adam.
Dr. Stephen Amoah, MP for Nhyiaeso, as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, subject to the approval of Parliament.