- Akufo-Addo has asked some former ministers in his first-term to take charge of their respective ministries
- This will continue until his upcoming ministerial appointments are approved by parliament
- The Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Opare, has, however been asked to write formally to the former ministers to continue their work
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President Akufo-Addo has asked some former ministers in his first-term to take charge of their respective ministries.
The Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Opare, has been asked to write formally to the former ministers to continue their work until his upcoming ministerial appointments are approved by Parliament.
According to a report filed by Daily Graphic, this is to enable them take charge of the ministries for the effective running of government.
Former ministers of Finance Minister, Local Government and Rural Development, Trade and Industry, Information, and some former presidential staffers have been asked to continue what they were doing in Akufo-Addo's first term.
The report indicated that the move by Akufo-Addo is in line with the Presidential (Transition) Act, 2012 (Act 845).
The directive by the President however applies to only substantive ministers and not their deputies or other office holders.
However, Metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) will continue to be in office until Akufo-Addo decides to appoint new ones or their tenure ends.
CEOs of public corporations are also would also cease to hold office .
In other news, the Member of Parliament, MP, for the Asawaase constituency, Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka, has been making some allegations from parliament since January 7's incident.
He has alleged that the MP for Suame, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, had plans to withdraw the NPP's nominee Prof Mike Oquaye from the race.
According to him, when it became clear during the counting of ballots that Oquaye had lost the election, the leader for the NPP caucus decided to take that decision.
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