The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has named his cabinet members for his second term.
It is in conformity with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic.
The 19- member cabinet will advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duty of each member’s respective office.
Established in Article 76 (1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, the President can constitute a cabinet of not less than 10 and not more than 19 ministers and also appoint a secretary.
The president and the vice-president are also part of the cabinet.
The president is the head of the cabinet.
The vice-president takes up that responsibility in the president’s absence.
The 9-cabinet member constitutes; Godfred Yeboah Dame, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr. John-Peter Amewu, Minister of Railways Development among others.
Below is the list of the cabinet members:
Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta – Minister of Finance
Mr. Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen – Minister of Trade and Industry
Mr. Dominic Nitiwul – Minister of Defence
Mr. Ambrose Dery – Minister for the Interior
Ms. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration
Mr. Godfred Yeboah Dame – Attorney General and Minister of Justice
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto – Minister of Food and Agriculture
Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh – Minister of Energy
Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum – Minister of Education
Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Manu – Minister of Health
Mr Oosei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu – Minister of Parlamentary Affairs
Mr. Dan Botwe – Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development
Mr. Samuel Abdulai Jinapor – Minister of Lands and Natural Resources
Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah – Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources
Mr. John-Peter Amewu – Minister of Railways Development
Mr. Ignatius Baffour Awuah – Minister of Employment and Labour Relations
Ms. Mavis Hawa Koomsn – Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development
Mr. Ibrahim Awal Mohammed – Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye – Minister of Works and Housing
By: Bernard Ralph Adams | Metrotvonline.com | Ghana