Appointment committee to start vetting ministerial nominees next week
General News of Friday, 11 January 2013
Source: Joy Online
Parliament’s appointment committee is expected to meet sometime next week to consider nominees for the positions of ministers and deputies.
The president is yet to release the list of his new appointees but Joy News has learnt it is ready and could be released by close of day today.
Parliamentary correspondent, Elton John Brobbey reported that the House is awaiting the official communication from the president.
A very credible source at the Presidency has disclosed to Joy News, Ms.Hannah Tetteh has been appointed as new Foreign Affairs Minister. The president will introduce some new faces into government and make key changes to those already in acting capacity.
The current Energy Ministry is likely to be divided into two; one to care for the country’s mounting power problems and the other to take care of Oil.
The Mahama administration is likely to name a new Local Government Minister, while Finance and Economic Planning Minister Dr. Kwabena Dufuor is likely to give way to his deputy, Seth Tekper.