Mills reshuffles Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State
Accra, Jan. 25, GNA - President John Evans Atta Mills on Wednesday made changes in Ministerial appointments.
A statement signed by Mr J.K. Bebaako-Mensah, Secretary to the President said, Mr Benjamin Kunbour is the new Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Mr Alban S.K.Bagbin currently Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing moves to the Ministry of Health.
Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, Minister of Employment and Social Welfare replaces Mr Alban Bagbin as Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing.
It said new appointments made were, Mr William Kwasi Aboah – Minister designate for the Interior, Mr Lee Ocran, Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa – Minister designate for Education; Mr Fritz Baffour, Member of Parliament for Ablekuma South – Minister designate for Information; Mr Moses Asaga – Minister designate for Employment and Social Welfare, Mr Dominic Azimbe Azumah, Member of Parliament for Garu/ Tempane – Minister of State designate at the Presidency, and Mr Amin Amidu Sulemani, currently Ghana’s Ambassador to Egypt - Minister designate for Upper West Region.
The statement said the President had in addition, made changes and appointments in some Deputy Ministers.
Mr Stephen Ackah, Member of Parliament for Suaman – Deputy Minister designate for the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Developemt; Mr Isaac Vanderpuiye – Deputy Minister Designate for Greater Accra Region; Mr James Agyenim- Boateng, currently Deputy Minister of Tourism, moves to the Ministry of Information as Deputy Minister, while Mr Mohammed Baba Jamal becomes the Deputy Minister of Tourism;
Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Deputy Minister of Environment, Science and Technology goes to the Ministry of Youth and Sports as Deputy Minister, while Mr Reuben Nii Nortey Dua, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports moves to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing as Deputy Minister;
The rest are, Dr Mustapha Ahmed, currently Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing is now Deputy Minister of Environment, Science and Technology; Mr Henry Ametepey – Deputy Minister designate for the Volta Region to replace Colonel Cyril Neku ( Rtd.)
The statement said Alhaji Said Sinare had been appointed Ghana’s Ambassador designate to Egypt.