Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers

President Akufo-Addo recently released a list of 39 individuals who would be assisting his sector minister in the various ministries.

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The list would not be complete without the presence of women.

Eventhough the number of women on his list is not half of the number released, the inclusion of women on the list is well appreciated.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Source: UGC

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo named 10 women as part of the 39 nominees for various deputy ministerial positions in his second term

YEN.com.gh has compiled the list of all the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers.

They include;

1. Abena Osei-Asare maintained her portfolio as the deputy minister of finance.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Abena Osei-Asare
Source: UGC

2. Nana Dokua Asiamah Adjei who previously served as the deputy minister of information has been shuffled as the deputy minister of Trade and Industry.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Nana Dokua Asiamah Adjei

3. Diana Asonaba Dapaah will be at the Office of Attorney General & Ministry of Justice.

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Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Diana Asonaba Dapaah
Source: UGC

4. Gifty Twum-Ampofo who was the deputy gender minister in Akufo-Addo's first term has ben shuffled to be a deputy minister of education in Akufo-Addo's second term.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Gifty Twum-Ampofo
Source: UGC

5. Mavis Nkansah-Boadu will be a deputy minister at the Roads & Highways ministry.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Mavis Nkansah-Boadu
Source: UGC

6. Naana Eyiah Quansah will be the deputy minister of Interior.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Naana Eyiah Quansah
Source: UGC

7. Ama Pomaa Boateng will be assisting Ursula Owusu Ekuful at the Communications & Digitalisation ministry.

Interestingly, the ministry will be manned by women.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Ama Pomaa Boateng
Source: UGC

8. Lariba Zuweira Abudu will replace Gifty Twum Ampofo at the Gender, Children & Social Protection ministry.

9. Fatimatu Abubakar will be with the ministry of Information to assist Kojo Opppong Nkrumah. Fatimatu is not a member of parliament.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Fatimatu Abubakar
Source: UGC

10. Tina Mensah maintained her portfolio from the president’s first term as the deputy health minister.

Beauty with brains: Meet the 10 women Akufo-Addo chose as deputy ministers
Tina Mensah

Still, on politics, the Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, says pictures of the president and the minister in charge of education must be hanged in the offices of all headmasters in the country.

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Speaking on ‘The First’ show monitored by YEN.com.gh on 3FM, Dr. Adutwum said that will boost civic education.

“If you go to most public offices, you see the president's picture, the Coat of Arms, civics, it gets you to appreciate the country that you are growing up in as a child…,” he stated.

“It is very important to let them know that the picture they see, one day it will be their picture,” he added.

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