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Akufo-Addo drops Dr. Kwaku Afriyie as Western Regional Minister

President Nana Akufo-Addo has relieved Dr. Kwaku Afriyie of his position as the Western Regional Minister.

He’s to be replaced by Mr. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah who is the Deputy Aviation Minister in the latest Regional and Deputy Regional Ministers appointments made by the President to the six newly created regions.

The nominees are:

Mrs. Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson, currently Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyani Municipality, is the Minister-designate for Bono Region. Hon. Siaka Stevens, Member of Parliament for Jaman North constituency, is the Deputy Minister-designate for Bono Region;

Hon. Kofi Amoakohene, Member of Parliament for Atebubu/Amantin constituency, is the Minister-designate for Bono East Region. Hon. Martin Oti Gyarko, Member of Parliament for Techiman North constituency and former Deputy Minister for Brong Ahafo Region, is the Deputy Minister for Bono East Region;

Hon. Evans Opoku Bobie, Member of Parliament for Asunafo North constituency and former Minister for Brong Ahafo Region, is now Minister for Ahafo Region. Hon. Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere, Member of Parliament for Tano South constituency, is the Deputy Minister-designate for Ahafo Region;

Hon. Salifu Adam Braimah, Member of Parliament for Salaga South, is the Minister-designate for Savannah Region. Samuel Yeyu Tika, former parliamentary candidate for Mankarigu Daboya constituency, is the Deputy Minister-designate for the Savannah Region;

Solomon Namliit Boar, Member of Parliament for Bunkpurugu constituency and former Deputy Minister for Northern Region, is the Minister-designate for North East Region. Tahiru Tia Ahmed, an educationist from Gambaga, is the Deputy Minister-designate for North East Region;

Hon. John Benam, former Member of Parliament for Zabzugu constituency, is the Deputy Minister-designate for Northern Region. Hon. Salifu Saeed remains the Minister for Northern Region;

Source: Kasapa FM

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