List: Prez. Akufo-Addo submits 19 Ministers who will make up his cabinet

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12-ministers-660x406President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has submitted a list of 19 Ministers who will make up his Cabinet Tuesday.

The President’s action is in fulfilment of Article 76(1) of the 1992 Constitution which enjoins him to select some Ministers to form his Cabinet.

The Article states that, “There shall be a cabinet which shall consist of the President, the Vice President and not less than ten and not more than nineteen Ministers of State.”

It did not state which Ministerial portfolio should be included in the Cabinet of any government.

Clause (2) of the same Article said the Cabinet shall “assist the President in the determination of general policy of the Government.”

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Ocquaye announced the list to the Members of Parliament (MPs).

Below is the list of Ministers selected:

Alan Kyeremanteng – Trade

Ken Ofori Atta  – Finance

Dominic Nitiwul- Defence

Ayorkor Botchey- Foreign Affairs

Gloria Akufo- AG

Ambrose Dery – Interior

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto- Agriculture

Boakye Agyarko – Energy

Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh – Education

Kwaku Agyeman Manu—Health

Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei- Monitoring and Evaluation

Dan Botwe—Regional Integration

Peter Amewu—Lands

Kofi Ada—Sanitation and water

Joe Ghartey – Railway Development

Ignatius Baffuor Awuah— Employment and Labour

Kwaku Ofori Asiamah- Transport

Catherine Afeku – Tourism

Mavis Hawa Koomson- Special Development in initiatives

-Myjoyonline

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