President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to soon announce a major reshuffle of his government with the introduction of a mixture of some old faces from his first term and some new faces made of of strong stalwarts of the New Patrioric Party (NPP) members, this is according to reliable sources from within the National Executive Committee of the party.
According to our Information, Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has been ticked for the sack while Kwabena Tahir Hammond (KT Hammond) and Dr. Stephen Amoah would be stepping into the Akufo-Addo government for the first time as Trade and Industry Minister and Minister of State in charge of Finance respectively.
Other new entrants into government, according to our sources include Palgrave Boakye Danquah who is heading to the Information Ministry as Deputy minister and Byran Acheampong who has been considered as the new Minister of Agriculture.
Minister for Transport Kwaku Ofori Asiamah would also not be returning to his position according to our Information. It is however yet unclear whether he will be moved or completely removed.
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh and Ursula Owusu –Ekuful would all be heading to new ministries as substantive ministers.
Below is a few of the yet to be confirmed names.
Reshuffling of Ministers –
1. K T. Hammond – Trade Minister
2. Byran Achempong- Agric Minister
3. Stephen Amoah – Minister of State for finance
4. Palgrave Boakye Danquah – Deputy Information Minister
5. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh – Health Minister
6. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah – Communications ministry
7. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful – foreign affairs
8. Adutwum – Dropped
9. Asiamah – Dropped
More to come!