Akufo-Addo creates 11 new ministries

Akufo-Addo creates 11 new ministries

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has created 11 new ministries as he rolls out his agenda for turning the economy of Ghana around.

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Akufo-Addo creates 11 new ministries

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The creation of the 11 new ministries brings the number of ministries under Akufo-Addo's watch to 36.

The decision has sparked outrage in a section of the public, with some arguing that the president had not lived up to his pledge to protect the public purse.

Others argued, however, that Akufo-Addo must be givena free hand to select his ministers, so that he can realise his vision for the country.

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Here are the new ministries and the ministers appointed to head them:

1. Minister for Planning – Prof. Gyan Baffour

2.Minister for Special Development Initiative – Mavis Hawa Koomson

3. Minister of Aviation – Cecelia Dapaah

4. Minister of Inner cities and Zongo Development- Abubakar Boniface Siddique

5. Minister of Business Development- Awal Mohammed

6. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs – Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

7. Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation - Dr Anthony Osei Akoto

8. Minister for Regional Re-organisation - Hon. Dan Kwaku Botwe

9. Minister for Railways Development - Hon. Joe Nana Ghartey

10. Senior Minister - Yaw Osafo Marfo

11. National Security Minister - Albert Kan Dapaah

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