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Full List Of The Ditched 21 Ministers And Their Replacement.

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21 of the ministers who served in the previous government of Akufo Addo were ditched by the president in his new administration. The 21 ministers have been replaced by new ones in the second term. only one portfolio has been scrapped off, that the position of Osaffo Marfo, senior minister.

Cynthia Morrison who was the gender minister in the old administration will not work in the new one, while Ataa Akyea who was the minister for works and housing will also not feature in the new administration. Education Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh also lost his office in the new administration also Gloria Akufo who was the Attorney General will also not be in the new administration

Below is the full list of ministers who will be missing from their respective ministries in Akufo-Addo’s second term

  1. Gloria Akuffo – Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice
  2. Hajia Alima Mahama – Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
  3. Samuel Atta-Akyea – Ministry for Works & Housing
  4. Isaac Asiamah – Ministry for Youth and Sports
  5. Asomah Cheremeh – Lands and Natural Resources Ministry
  6. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye – Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture
  7. Cynthia Morrison – Ministry for Gender and Social Protection
  8. Kofi Dzamesi – Ministry for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs
  9. Yaw Osafo-Maafo – Senior Minister
  10. Joe Ghartey – Railways and Development ministry

 

The table below shows the replacements for the above-mentioned former ministers:

NO. Ministry Previous Minister Current Minister
1. Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice Gloria Akuffo Godfred Dame
2. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Hajia Alima Mahama Dan Botwe
3. Ministry of Works and Housing Samuel Atta-Akyea Francis Asenso Boakye
4. Ministry of Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah Yussif Mustapha
5. Ministry for Lands and Natural Resources Kweku Asomah Cheremeh Samuel Abu Jinapor
6. Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development 

 

Elizabeth Afoley Quaye Mavis Hawa Koomson
7. Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection of Ghana Cynthia Morrison Sarah Adwoa Sarfo
8. Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Kofi Dzamesi Ebenezer Kojo Kum
9. Ministry for Railway Development Joe Ghartey John Peter Amewu
** Yaw Osafo Maafo

Of the 16 ministerial positions, 12 have had their ministers changed.

The table below shows the list of regional ministers who have been replaced in the new government.

NO. REGION FORMER MINISTER NEW MINISTER
1. Ahafo Evans Opoku Bobie George Boakye
2. Bono Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson Justina Owusu-Banahene
3. Bono East Kofi Amoakohene Adu Gyan
4. Central Kwamena Duncun Justina Marigold Assan
5. Eastern Eric Kwakye Darfour Seth Acheampong
6. Greater Accra Ishmael Ashitey Henry Quartey
7. Northern Salifu Saeed Shani Alhassan Saibu
8. North East Solomon Namliit Boar Yidana Zakaria
9. Oti Kwasi Owusu Yeboah Joseph Makubu
10. Savannah Salifu Adam Brai Saeed Muhazu Jibril
11. Upper East Paulina Abayage Stephen Yakubu
12 Western North Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu Richard Obeng