Former AFAG leader to be deputy Communications Minister?

General News of Thursday, 26 January 2017

Source: peacefmonline.com

2017-01-26

AFAG Dr Nana Ayew Afriyie Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is yet to name his deputy ministers but information gathered by Peacefmonline.com indicates that, former AFAG leader and the newly elected New Patriotic Party Parliamentary Candidate for Effiduase-Asokore constituency in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie is highly tipped to assist Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.

President Nana Akufo-Addo named Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful as the minister-designate for the Ministry of Communications.

Explaining his decision to select the “iron lady” as the Minister for that position, President Akufo-Addo described her as a strong woman with power views.

However, she will be backed by another outspoken MP to beef up Nana Addo’s communication team.

Aside Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie who is tipped to assist the communications ministry  – names like Member of Parliament for Lawra, Anthony Abayifa Karbo, National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammy Awuku, Former Northern Regional Secretary of the NPP Dr Clifford Braimah, Lawyer Godfred Dame and Lawyer Yaw Buabeng Asamoah are expected to be deputies in the various ministries.

Below is a list of persons tipped to be nominated as Deputy Minister-designates

ENERGY

DEPUTY DR SAMIU NUAMAH

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

DEPUTY HON ATO PANFORD

LANDS FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

DEPUTY HENRY KOKOFU

INFORMATION

DEPUTY KOJO OPPONG-NKRUMAH PERRY OKUDJETO

TRANSPORT

DEPUTY GEORGE ANDAH

CREATIVE ARTS

DEPUTY HON. DANIEL TITUS GLOVER

DEFENCE

DEPUTY KOJO ACE ANKOMAH

YOUTH AND SPORTS

DEPUTY HON. ANTHONY KARBO

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

DEPUTY SAMMI AWUKU

AGRICULTURE

DEPUTY HON. WILLIAM HOR

FOREIGN AFFAIRS NANA AMA DOKUA ASIAMAH ADJEI

HEALTH

DEPUTY DR MAGNUS WILMONT

GENDER AND SOCIAL PROTECTION

DEPUTY BARBARA ASHER AYISI

FINANCE

DEPUTY DR MARK ASSIBEY YEBOAH

ATTORNEY-GENERAL

DEPUTY YAW BUABENG ASAMOAH GODFRED DAME

COMMUNICATION

DEPUTY DR NANA AYEW AFRIYE.

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