Reshuffle: See list of ministers sacked by President Akufo-Addo and those replacing them
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Reshuffle: See list of ministers sacked by President Akufo-Addo and those replacing them

The presidency has released the list of ministers relieved of their positions in government in a reshuffle announced on Wednesday morning.

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In a statement dated February 14, 2024, signed and issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, it was announced that the changes were with immediate effect.

"The President personally expressed his sincere appreciation directly to each of the Ministers and Deputy Ministers, who have exited Government, for their commitment, competence, dedication and hard work in office, which helped in the realization of Government’s mandate to the Ghanaian people over the last seven (7) years, and wished each of them well in their future endeavours," the statement added.

Following the re-shuffle, President Akufo-Addo has submitted to Parliament, for prior approval, the names of the new persons for appointment as Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State, in accordance with articles 78, 79 and 256, respectively, of the Constitution. 

On the list of those relieved of their positions or sacked as ministers are:

  • Ken Ofori-Atta - Finance
  • Kwaku  Agyeman Manu - Health
  • Dr. Kwaku Afriyie - Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Kwasi Amoako-Atta - Roads and Highways
  • Lariba Abudu - Gender, Children and Social Protection
  • Dan Botwe - Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development
  • Freda Prempeh - Sanitation and Water Resources  
  • Ibrahim Mohammed Awal - Tourism, Arts and Culture
  • Joseph Makubu - Oti Region

Deputy Ministers sacked

  • Collins Ntim Aboagye - Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development 
  • Ama Pomaa Boateng - Communications and Digitilisation
  • Tina Mensah - Health
  • Mohammed Asei Seini - Health
  • Benito Owusu Bio - Lands and Natural Resources
  • Moses Anim - Fisheries and Aquaculture Development 
  • William Owuraku Aidoo - Energy
  • Gifty Twum Ampofo - Education
  • Bright Wireko-Brobbey - Employment and Labour Relations

New nominations

Ministers designate

  1. Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye - Health
  2. Ophelia Mensah Hayford - nvironment, Science, Technology and Innovation  
  3. Fatimatu Abubakar  - Information
  4. Dakoa Newman - Gender, Children and Social Protection
  5. Martin Adjei-Mensah Korsah  - Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development  
  6. Lydia Seyram Alhassan - Sanitation and Water Resources
  7. Andrew Egyapa Mercer - Tourism, Arts and Culture
  8. Titus Glover - Greater Accra Region
  9. Daniel Machator - Oti Region 

Deputy ministers designate

  1. Sylvester Tetteh - Information
  2. Vincent Ekow Assafuah - Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development 
  3. Charles Acheampong - Communications and Digitilisation
  4. Adelaide Ntim - Health
  5. Alexander Akwasi Acquah - Health
  6. Dr. Prince Hamidu Armah - Works and Housing
  7. Akwasi Konadu - Lands and Natural Resources  
  8. Musah Abdul Aziz Ayaba - Fisheries and Aquaculture Development
  9. John Kobina Sanie - Energy
  10. Collins Adomako Mensah - Energy
  11. Kingsley Nyarko - Education
  12. Festus Awuah Kwofie - Employment and Labour Relations
  13. Benjamin Sekyere Yeboah - Gender, Children and Social Protection

Below is the list of ministers affected by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's reshuffle.

  1. Ken Ofori-Atta - Finance
  2. Ambrose Dery - Interior
  3. Kwaku  Agyeman Manu - Health

  4. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie - Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
  5. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah - Information

  6. Kwasi Amoako-Atta - Roads and Highways

  7. Francis Asenso Boakye - Works and Housing

  8. Lariba Abudu - Gender, Children and Social Protection

  9. Dan Botwe - Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

  10. Freda Prempeh - Sanitation and Water Resources

  11. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal - Tourism, Arts and Culture

  12. Henry Quartey - Greater Accra Region

  13. Joseph Makubu - Oti Region

Re-assigned Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State

  1. Mohammed Amin Adam - Finance
  2. Henry Quartey - Interior
  3. Francis Asenso-Boakye - Roads and Highways
  4. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah - Works and Housing
  5. Ambrose Dery - Minister of State, Office of the President

Deputy Minister

  1. Abdulai Abanga - Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development  

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