Catherine Afeku reassigned
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has made changes to the composition of his government.
A statement signed by Director of Communications Eugene Arhin stated that the changes take place with immediate effect:
According to the statement , Member of Parliament for Prestea Huni-Valley constituency and former Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Barbara Oteng Gyasi is Minister-designate for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts while as Member of Parliament for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira constituency and former Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Catherine Afeku is now a Minister of State at the Office of the President, assigned to the Office of the Senior Minister.
Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih is now Upper West Regional Minister-designate. The former Regional Minister, Sulemana Alhassan, has been reassigned.
The statement further mentioned Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North constituency and former Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Gifty Twum Ampofo as Deputy Minister for Education;
Member of Parliament for Tano North constituency and former Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Freda Prempeh, is now Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Barbara Ayisi Asher, Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North constituency and former deputy Minister for Education, is now Deputy Minister for Works and Housing;
The rest are Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central constituency Naana Eyiah, Deputy Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources, Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, Member of Parliament for Gomoa West constituency, is Deputy Minister-designate for Health;
Yaw Afful, Member of Parliament for Jaman South, is now Deputy Minister-designate for Aviation.
President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the vetting of the Minister-designate for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, the Regional Minister designate for Upper West, as well as the deputy Ministers-designate for Aviation, Lands and Natural Resources, and Health so they can assume their respective offices as quickly as possible.