Akufo-Addo reshuffles government; Catherine Afeku replaced as tourism minister

Akufo-Addo reshuffles government; Catherine Afeku replaced as tourism minister

- President Akufo-Addo has undertaken his second reshuffle

- Among the affected ministers is Catherine Afeku who has been moved from the Tourism ministry to the presidency

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made changes to his government in what is his second reshuffle.

In a statement signed by the Eugene Arhin, the director of communications at the presidency, Akufo-Addo has made nine changes to the composition of his government.

Key among the changes is the removal of Catherine Afeku as the minister for Tourism, Culture, and Creative Arts.

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Mrs Afeku who has been reassigned as a Minister of State at the Presidency is to be replaced by Barbara Oteng Gyasi who was the deputy minister for Lands and Natural Resources.

Others affected by the changes are Gifty Twum Ampofo, deputy minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection; Freda Prempeh, deputy minister for Works and Housing; and Barbara Ayisi Asher, deputy minister for Education; who have been moved to serve as deputies at the ministries of Education; Gender and Works respectively.

Dr Haifz Bin Salih, Naana Eyiah, Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, and Yaw Afful have been appointed as Upper West minister, deputy minister for Lands and Natural Resources, deputy minister for Health, and deputy minister for Aviation, respectively.

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This is the second ever reshuffle since Akufo-Addo took office in 2017.

Earlier, President Akufo-Addo had appointed ministers for the six newly created regions.

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