COVID-19 reshuffling: Dr Okoe-Boye speaks for the first time after appointment

COVID-19 reshuffling: Dr Okoe-Boye speaks for the first time after appointment

- The Deputy Health Minister-designate has vowed to fully commit his time, expertise and energy to his new assignment

- Dr Bernard Okoe Boye said he will ensure that he brings to bear his experience as a health professional

- Ghanaians are, however, hopeful that he would deliver on the job

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Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, the Deputy Health Minister-designate, has vowed to fully commit his time, expertise and energy to the new assignment that has been given him.

The Ledzokuku legislator who is also a medical doctor by profession was prior to his appointment a board chairman at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

In his first public statement following his appointment, he said that he was ready to give his all in his new capacity.

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"I pledge to put in all my energy, time and all the things I have learnt on the job to make sure that we win this war,” he said on Citi TV's Point of view show.

Ever since Ghana recorded cases of the COVID-19, Dr Okoe-Boye has been noted for trying his best to give public education at every slight opportunity he gets.

Ghanaians are hopeful that he would deliver on the job.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye, MP for Ledzokuku as deputy minister-designate for health.

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.

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 would be moved to the communication ministry as a deputy minister.

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