- There are claims that the minister for gender and social protection, Otiko Djaba, is out of government
- News reports show that the trade minister, Alan Kyeremanteng, has been moved to the health ministry
- The reshuffle is expected to cut down the size of government
YEN.com.gh has learned that the minister of gender and social protection, Otiko Djaba, has been kicked out of office in the latest reshuffle list.
This is based on some unconfirmed information from close sources to the presidency. In fact, MyNewsGh.com has claimed that barring any last minute changes, other minsters as the trade minister, Alan Kyeremanteng, will also be moved from the Trade Ministry to the Health Ministry.
Also, the minister for lands and natural resources, John Peter Amewu, has been moved to the Energy Ministry following the sacking of Boakye Agyarko.
Close sources in the presidency have also revealed that the Ministry for Business Development will be merged with the Ministry of Trade for a new ministry called Trade and Business Development Ministry.
Following the sacking of the energy minister, there are high expectations that some other ministers of state might either be sacked or reshuffled to a different ministry.
A Starr FM report has also suggested that some individuals close to the President have urged him to douse the seeming pressure on his administration by changing, and in some cases, removing some key ministers from his cabinet.
YEN.com.gh cannot confirm these claims of the reshuffle; meanwhile actual list of ministers reshuffled pends.
The Akufo-Addo administration like any other government has had its fair share of controversies. The recent being the Ameri energy deal, involving the energy minister, Boakye Agyarko.
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