General News of Tuesday, 24 January 2017
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Ismael Ashietey as the new Greater Accra Minister-designate.
Announcing his Regional Ministerial nominees, the President also named Asumah Kyeremeh as minister-designate for Brong-Ahafo region and Kwamena Duncan, a regular panelist on Peace FM’s ‘Kokrokoo’ morning show programme, for the Central Region.
Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, the Member of Parliament for Sefwi Wiawso, is the new minister-designate for the Western region while Salifu Saeed, a former DCE for Nanumba, is the Northern regional minister-designate.
The immediate past MP for Bosumtwi, Simon Osei Mensah, is also the Ashanti regional Minister-designate.
The rest are Sulemana Alhassan, Upper West region, Dr. Kwakye Darfour for the Eastern region, Rockson Bukari for the Upper East and Dr. Archibald Letsa is the Volta regional minister-designate.
President Akufo-Addo is likely to announce deputies for his regional ministers and other sector ministers at a later date.