President John Mahama’s Latest Ministerial List.
See the latest Ministerial List by His Excellency John Dramani Mahama submitted to Parliament for vetting and approval in accordance with article 78 of the 1992 Constitution.
Mr Seth Tekper (past deputy Finance minister)- Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Hannah Tetteh(MP for Awutu Senya West and former Minister for Trade and Industry )- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr Akwasi Oppong Fosu- Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
Clement Kofi Humado (MP for Anlo)- Ministry of Agriculture
Prof Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang- Ministry of Education
Dr Oteng Adjei (former Energy Minister)- Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
Alhaji Inusah Fuseini ( MP for Tamale Central)- Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
Alhaji Amin Amidu Sulemani, (MP for Sissala West)- Ministry of Roads and Highways
Alhaji Collins Dauda ( Asutifi South MP and former Transport Minister)- Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing
Dr Edward Omani Boamah (former deputy Youth and sports Minister)- Ministry of Communications
Mahama Ayariga (Mp for Bawku Central and former Trade and Industry deputy minister)-Ministry of Information
Nana Oye Lithur (gender activist)- Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection
UPDATE!- Second Nominations
1. Hon. Benjamin Bewa-Nyog Kunbuor, Minister in Charge of Government Business in Parliament.
2. Mrs. Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, Minister for Justice and Attorney-General.
3. Mr. Emmanuel Armarh Kofi Buah, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
4. Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Ministry of Transport.
5. Nii Armah Ashietey, Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations.
6. Ms. Hanny-Sherry Ayittey, Ministry of Health.
7. Mr. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, Ministry of Youth and Sports.
UPDATE- Third Nominations
1. Dr. Henry Seidu Daannaa, Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs.
2. Mr. Kwesi Ahwoi, Ministry of the Interior.
3. Hon. Mark Woyongo, Ministry of Defense.
4. Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, Ministry of Trade and Industry. [READ ALSO: Tamale-angry-ndc-youth-destroy-Prez-Mahama's-bill-board]
5. Hon. Abdul Rashid Hassan Pelpuo, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.
6. Mr. Nayon Bilijo, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development.
7. Hon. Alhassan Azong, Minister of State at the Presidency.
8. Hon Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed, Minister of State at the Presidency.
9. Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare, Minister of State at the Presidency.
10. Hon. Fifi Kwetey, Minister of State at the Presidency.
11. Alhaji Limuna Mohammed Muniru, Minister of State at the Presidency.
12. Hon. Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe Ghansah, as Minister of State at the Presidency
Meanwhile, the President has also appointed Mr. P.V. Obeng as a Senior Presidential Adviser at the Presidency.
The following persons have also been designated by the President to coordinate the implementation of presidential priority projects relating to: the construction of 200 Senior High Schools, 10 Teacher Training Colleges and 1 Public University in the Eastern Region; the Development of ultra-modern Regional and Specialist Hospitals; and the development of new International and Regional Airports:
1. Hon. E. T. Mensah.
2. Hon. Alban Bagbin.
3. Hon. Cletus Avoka.
The President has appointed Ms. Mawuena Dumor Trebah as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre.
UPDATE- Fourth Nominations
1. Mr. Samuel Sarpong, Ashanti Region.
2. Hon. Eric Opoku, Brong Ahafo Region.
3. Mr. E. K. T. Addo, Central Region.
4. Hon. Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Region.
5. Mr. Bede A. Ziedeng, Upper West Region.
6. Hon. Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Region.
Meanwhile, the President has assigned the following portfolios to various Ministers of State designate:
1. Hon. Alhassan Azong, Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Public Sector Reform.
2. Hon. Abdul Rashid Hassan Pelpuo, Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Public-Private Partnerships.
3. Hon Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed, Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Development Authorities in the Office of the President.
4. Hon. Fifi Kwetey, Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Financial and Allied institutions in the Office of the President.
5. Alhaji Limuna Mohammed Muniru, Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Human Resource Development and Scholarships.
6. Hon. Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe Ghansah, as Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Social and Allied institutions in the Office of the President.
Finally, the President has re-designated Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare, previously nominated as Minister of State at the Presidency, as Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.
The Ministerial Reshuffle
1. The Ashanti Regional Minister, MR. SAMUEL SARPONG, moves to the Central Region.
2. The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, MR. ERIC OPOKU, moves to the Ashanti Region.
3. The Central Regional Minister, MR. EBENEZER KWADWO TEYE ADDO, moves to the Western Region.
4. The Eastern Regional Minister, MR. JULIUS DEBRAH, moves to the Greater Accra Region.
5. The Greater Accra Regional Minister, NII LARYEA AFOTEY AGBO, moves to the Volta Region.
6. The Upper East Regional Minister, DR. EPHRAIM AVEA NSOH, moves to the Upper West Region.
7. The Upper West Regional Minister, MR. BEDE ANWATAAZUMO ZIEDENG, moves to the Northern Region.
8. The Volta Regional Minister, MRS. HELEN NTOSO, moves to the Eastern Region.
9. The Western Regional Minister, MR. PAUL EVANS AIDOO, moves to the Brong Ahafo Region.
10. Minister of State at the Presidency, Alhaji Limuna Mohammed Muniru, moves to the Upper East as Ag. Regional Minister.
Update, Mar 15, 2013
Four Deputy Ministers Nominated
In accordance with article 79 of the 1992 Constitution, His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama, has nominated the following as Deputy Ministers designate:
1. Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General’s Department.
2. Barbara Serwaa Asamoah, Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.
3. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Ministry of Education.
4. Felix Kwakye Ofosu, Ministry of Information
Update, March 27, 2013
26 more deputy ministers Nominated
President John Mahama, in accordance with article 79 of the 1992 Constitution has nominated the following as Deputy Ministers designate:
1. Ricketts Kweku Hagan – Ministry of Finance
2. Ebenezer Okletey Teye Larbi – Ministry of Defence
3. Dr. Tia Sugri – Ministry of Health
4. Alex Kyeremeh – Ministry of Education
5. Yaw Effah Baafi – Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.
6. James Agalga – Ministry of Interior
7. Vincent Oppong Asamoah – Ministry of Water Resources, Works & Housing
8. Sampson Ahi – Ministry of Water Resources, Works & Housing
9. Dr. Alhassan Ahmed Yakubu – Ministry of Food & Agriculture
10. Dr. Hannah Louisa Bissiw – Ministry of Food & Agriculture
11. Benjamin Dagadu – Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
12. John Abdulai Jinapor – Ministry of Energy & Petroleum
13. Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed – Ministry of Information & Media Relations
14. Joseph Yammin – Ministry of Youth & Sports
15. Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye – Ministry of Trade & Industry
16. Victoria Hammah – Ministry of Communications
17. John Alexander Ackon – Ministry of Chieftaincy & Traditional Affairs
18. Isaac Adjei-Mensah – Ministry of Roads & Highways
19. Mohammed Baba Ahmed Jamal – Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development
20. Dzifa Gomashie – Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts
21. Antwi Boasiako-Sekyere – Ministry of Employment & Labour Relations
22. Dr. Musheibu Mohammed-Alfa – Ministry of Environment, Science, Tech & Innovation
23. Aquinas Quansah – Ministry of Fisheries & Aquaculture Development
24. Benita Okity-Dua – Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Protection
25. Rachael Florence Apoh – Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Protection
Furthermore, in accordance with Article 256(2) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama has nominated A.B.A. Fuseini, as Deputy Regional Minister Designate for the Northern Region