President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named his first batch of ministers.
The thirteen were announced Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in a press briafing held at the Flagstaff House.
Leading the pack is the leader of the New Patriotic Party’s side of the transition tea, Yaw Osafo-Marfo who has been named Senior Minister Designate.
Announcing the rest of the thirteen, Mr. Akufo-Addo said they were the ‘strongest’ team as he wishes to assemble.
The list in order of announcement include:
Albert Kan-Dapaah – National Security Minister-designate
Alan Kyerematen – Trade and Industry Minister-designate
Ken Ofori-Atta – Finance Minister-designate
Dominic Nitiwul – Defence Minster Designate
Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto – Agriculture Minister-designate
Boakye Agyarko – Energy Minister-designate
Ambrose Dery – Interior Minister
Shirley Ayorkor Botchway – Foreign Affairs Minister-designate
Gloria Akuffo – Attorney General Designate
Hajia Halima Mahama – Local Government Minister Designate
Mathew Opoku Prempeh – Minster designate, Education
Kwaku Agyemang Manu – Minister for Health