COVID-19 Reshuffle: Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye is now deputy minister-designate for health

COVID-19 Reshuffle: Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye is now deputy minister-designate for health

President Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye, MP for Ledzokuku as deputy minister-designate for health.

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Nana Addo also revoked the appointment of deputy minister of Communications Vincent Sowah Odotei, the presidency said in a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020.

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According to the statement signed by the director of communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhin, the MP for Gomoa West and current deputy minister for Health Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban now moves to the communication ministry as a deputy minister.

The President's reshuffle is interesting because for the first time a minister's appointment has been revoked in a reshuffle.

“President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the vetting of the Deputy Minister-designate for Health, so he can assume his office as quickly as possible. The President thanks, Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei for his services to the country, and wishes him well in his future endeavours,” the statement added.

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Benard Oko-Boye is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party.

Bernard Okoe Boye is a medical doctor by profession, he read medicine at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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