Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries

Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries

H.E President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa listed the names of Ghanaian ministers under his cabinet. After tabling through the parliament, the speaker announced the names of the ministers in Ghana who were headed to various ministries. The parliament also approved the list of names of regional ministers in Ghana appointed by the president.

Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
President of Ghana , Dr. Nana Addo

Later on, the names of current ministers were inaugurated to assume office by the president. The names of ministers and their deputies were published on the official Government website.

We have arranged below the names of the current ministers. We have also listed the roles of the names of ministers under the names of current ministers in Ghana.

Names of current ministers in Ghana

Minister of Trade and Industry

Alan Kyerematen – In charge of forming of policies that provide principles that control the internal and external trade of Ghana. Assisted by his deputies Carlos Kingsley and Robert Lindsey.

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Minister of Energy

Boakye Agyarko – In charge of energy production in Ghana. Helps in formulation of governmental policies that guide the energy sector in Ghana. Assisted by deputy Owuraka Aidoo.

Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
Boakye Agyarko

Minister of Defense

Dominic Nitiwul – In charge of ensuring peace and security is attained in the country. Providing security responses in the country and neutralizing various threats to security.

Minister of Education

Dr. Matthew Opuku Prempeh – Head of all educational services in Ghana. Helps in formulation of policies that improve the status of education in the country.

Minister of Agriculture

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto – In charge of maintaining food security in the country. Introduces new farming techniques to farmers to increase food production in Ghana.

Minister of Youth and Sports

Isaac Kwame Asiamah – In charge of all sports activities in Ghana. Organizes sporting events in the country to bring youth across the country together.

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Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
Minister of youth and sports, Isaac Kwame

Minister of Lands and Natural Resource

John Peter Amewu – In charge of sustainable management of land resources such as natural phenomena and wildlife. Controls activities that are involved in extraction of the resources.

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Minister of Communication

Ursula Owusu- Ekuful - Regulates all communication institutions in Ghana like telecommunication, broadcasting and print media.

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey – Head of all diplomatic duties and serves the interest and complains of Ghanaian citizens living in foreign countries.

Minister of Works and Housing Minister

Samuel Attta Akyea – Controls of all the development projects in Ghana that have been undertaken by the national development.

Minister of Planning

Prof. Gyan Baffour – Head of all systematic planning activities that ensure sustainable development with regard to the environment.

Minister of Transport

Ofori Asiamah - In charge of maintenance of infrastructural projects and oversight of all transport means in Ghana. Also form transport rules and regulations to ensure safety on roads.

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Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
Ofori Asiamah

Minister of Information

Mustapha Abdul-Hamid – Head of communicating government policies and programs to Ghanaian citizens. They educate citizens on new policies issued by the Government.

Minister of Health

Kwaku Agyemang Manu – In charge of maintain and improving the health sector in Ghana. Takes care of the social welfare of health workers in the country.

Minister of Finance

Ken Ofori Atta – Head of preparing the budget for every fiscal year. Calculates the total amount the government made in a year. Allocates financial resources to various departments.

Minister of Employment and Social Welfare

Ignatius Baffour Awuah – In charge of bridging unemployment disparities and policy formulation of social welfare systems of Ghanaians. Creation of job opportunities for the unemployed citizens.

Minister of Business Development

Ibrahim Awal Mohammed – Formation of business strategies and turning startups into successful business ventures with relation to business growth in Ghana.

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Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
Ibrahim Awal, minister of business development

Minister of Aviation

Hon. Cecilia Dapaah – Administering licenses to all aviation schools and businesses. Regulating laws concerning aviation rules.

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Naa Afoley Quaye – Creation of awareness of fisheries and aquaculture as a business venture and a tool in helping increase food security in Ghana.

Minister of Environment, Science and Technology

Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng – Head of all scientific researches in Ghana in the field of technology with aim to conserve the environment through sustainable development.

Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation

Koddi Adda – Provision of water and sanitation services in Ghana. Protects all available water resources and ecosystems from human sabotage.

Minister of Railways Development

Joe Ghartey – In charge of all development and maintenance of railway systems in Ghana. Repairing of ruined railway systems.

Minister of Local Government

Hajia Alima Mahama – In charge of oversight of all major governmental projects carried by different ministries in Ghana to ensure that they are completed on time.

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Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
Alima Mahama, Minister of Local Government

Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs

Kofi Dzamesi - Fostering the relationship between the local government and traditional authorities in Ghana to ensure they both work together.

Minister of Special Development Initiatives

Mavis Hawa Koomson – Oversight of development programs in the country with regards to increasing the development of Ghana in special fields.

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsou – In charge of handling of day-to-day functions of the parliament and fostering the relationship between the two houses of Parliament in order to act together to improve service delivery to all Ghanaians.

Senior Minister

Yaw Osafo Maafo – In charge of oversight and co-ordination of other ministries in delivering efficient services to all Ghanaian citizens.

Minister of Gender and Social Protection

Otiko Afisa Djaba – In charge of all social injustices committed against any Ghanaian citizens that’s violates their rights. Also crimes against a specific gender.

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Names of ministers in Ghana and their ministries
Catherine Akefu, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture

Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture

Catherine Akefu – Formulation of policies that market arts, culture and tourism industry. Creating incentives to increase the tourism industry.

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