Politics of Sun, 15 Jan 201710

I'm impressed with ministerial appointees so far - Banda MP

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Banda Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region and a Deputy Minority Chief Whip of Parliament, Honourable Ibrahim Ahmed says, so far he has been impressed by the first and second batches of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s ministerial appointments.

On Wednesday, the President Nana Addo named 13 names to be ministers in his government. Leading the team is Mr. Yaw Osafo Marfo, Head of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) side of the transition team who has been appointed Senior Minister-designate.

President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday another nominated 12 more individuals to occupy various ministerial positions in his government.

This is the second batch of ministerial nominees made by the President after he announced 13 others on Tuesday, January 11, 2017.

This brings to total, 25 ministerial nominees made by Nana Akufo-Addo.

Speaking on the SPACE FM MORNING FLIGHT show, Mr. Ibrahim said he is so impressed about the names the President has so far sent to Parliament for consideration.

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He added that he was impressed about them because they are members of the NPP party who worked assiduously for the victory of the party in December, 7th, 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

He said they are being rewarded for their hard work and commitment to their party.

The Deputy Minority Chief Whip also cautioned the yet to be ministers, not to be boastful and proud.

He said the NPP campaigned on the slogan, THE BATTLE IS THE LORD and asked them not to rely on their knowledge, strength and ability when they official start works.

He quoted Proverbs 21:31from the Holy Scriptures to support his point, when he stated that a horse is prepared for the day of the battle, but the victory comes from the LORD.

The Banda MP stated that the ministers will fail Ghanaians woefully if they go there and rely on their own strength.

Source: Space FM

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