General News Tue, 6 Mar 2012

Ministerial Reshuffle: Victor Smith named ER Minister

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.

Source: citifmonline