Ghana is a is a beautiful country renowned for its old forts, diverse wildlife, and serene environment with the most amazing beaches such as Busua. The country’s capital city is Accra and it is bordered by countries such as Togo, Burkina Faso, and Cote d’Ivoire. The people of Ghana also referred to as Ghanaians are divided four major groups and ministers in Ghana lead them.
The regions include:
- Ga-Adangabe of the East
- Ewe, east of Lake Volta
- Akan (Asante, Anyi, Guang, and Fante) who can be found at the center and across Ghana and they ake up the majority of the population in this country.
- Mole-Dagbani, of the Northern Region
List of Regional Ministers in Ghana
Upon taking an oath of office, the incumbent president Nana Akufo-Addo compiled a list of the current ministers in Ghana since his aim is to take the country to greater heights. The president is a member of the Patriotic party and after winning the 2016 presidential elections, which saw a landslide victory of 53.85%, he vow himself to work for the people.
Ishmael Ahitey- Greater Accra Region
The said the minister is an alumnus of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He graduated over 35 years ago with a diploma in mechanical engineering and worked in different sectors in the whole of Ghana before he was appointed to this position. He holds a Master’s degree in Governance and leadership and he has ever been a Minister of State for Trade and Industry.
Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour
The minister is 59 years old and he has a degree in French and Linguistics from the University of Ghana. He has worked in different industries right from tutoring to being the Managing Director of Ecovns Ltd. He has been a member of parliament twice where he served the people of the Nkawkaw constituency on the NPP ticket.
Kwame Duncan- Central Region
He is 50 years old and he holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Agricultural Science that he acquired from the University of Ghana. He is a member of the New Patriotic Party and married with three beautiful children.
Dr.Kwaku Afriyie- Western Region
He comes from the region of Sefwi Wiaswo and is 63 years old. He is learned and holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery from the University of Ghana Medical School. He also attended Tulane University in New Orleans where he pursued Masters of Public Health. He has served as a minister of health, lands, forestry, and mines where he came up with different programs that greatly assisted the public health system in Ghana.
Simon Osei Mensah- Ashanti Region
With a Master’s degree in Economics, the 55-year-old has served in different positions within the Agricultural Development Bank. He has also served as a Deputy Speaker for two years and he has been a member of Ecowas.
Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh - Brong Ahafo
The law Barrister is 52 years old and he practiced law at Akyedee Legal Services. In 2012 he was the chief campaigner for NPP party in Brong Ahafo region.
Sulemana Al Hassan- Upper West Region
The trained teacher is 62 years old and holds a Masters degree in Education Management and Administration from the University of Cape Coast. He has taught mathematics for 33 years.
Rockson Ayine Bukari- Upper East
The 69 year old hails from Gambibgo, Bolgatanga. With several teaching positions we can say he has contributed majorly to the education sector. As a leading member of NPP, he was well placed to get appointed as a minister in the incumbent government.
Salifu Saeed- Northern Region
He holds a Masters Degree in development management from GIMPA at the age of 43 of years. Being the CEO of Africa Commodities and Logistics Company Limited, and other several managerial posts, he could work closely with people from all occupations.
Archibald Yao Letsa
He is 59 years old and a medical doctor by Profession. Alumni of the University of Ghana, and Leeds University in the United Kingdom, Archibald felt it was time to serve the people of his country.
All the above are the ministers in Ghana as the president saw them fit to serve the nation while applying what they had learned as civil servants.