President John Evans Atta Mills has made some new ministerial nominations and changes ahead of his trip to the United States later today.
Victor Smith, a former Ghana ambassador to the Czech Republic has been named Eastern Regional Minister, according to a press statement from the Secretary to the President, JK Bebaako-Mensah.
The statement said Nii Laryea Afortey Agbo, a Member of Parliament for Kpone-Katamanso and Minister of State at the Presidency replaces Nii Armah Ashitey as the Greater Accra Regional Minister.
Dr. Appiah-Kubi, the Eastern Regional Minister has been moved to the Presidency as Minister of State and will be replaced by Ambassador Smith.
Hon. Henry Ford Kamel, a deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources takes over from Hon. Joseph Amenowode as Volta Regional Minister.