List of Available Ministers In Ghana

List of Available Ministers In Ghana

How many Ministers are in Ghana under Akufo Addo? President Nana Akufo-Addo has submitted to Parliament for approval, through the Speaker, Alban Bagbin, a list of names for appointment as Ministers in his new government.

This list includes the names of some 46 persons expected to fill the ministerial positions and support the president to fulfil his mandate in the next four years.

Ahead of this official statement, the Head of Communications, at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin issued a communique indicating that the total number of Ministers to be appointed by President in his second term will not exceed 85.

This is in sharp contrast with the 126 ministerial appointments that characterized his first term in office.

Who is a Minister in politics ?

A minister is a politician who heads a ministry, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers. In some jurisdictions the head of government is also a minister and is designated the ‘prime minister’, ‘premier’, ‘chief minister’, ‘chancellor’ or other title.

2022 List of Current Ministers In Ghana

Central Government Ministers
 MINISTRYNAME
1National SecurityAlbert Kan Dapaah
2FinanceKen Ofori-Atta
3Trade and IndustryAlan Kyerematen
4DefenceHon. Dominic Nitiwul, MP
5InteriorHon. Ambrose Dery, MP
6Foreign Affairs & Regional IntegrationShirley Ayorkor Botchwey
7Attorney General and Minister for JusticeGodfred Dame
8Local Government, Decentralisation & Rural Dev’tHon. Dan Botwe, MP
9Parliamentary AffairsHon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, MP
10Communications and DigitalisationHon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, MP
11Food and AgricultureDr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto
12EnergyHon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, MP
13EducationHon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, MP
14HealthHon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, MP
15Lands and Natural ResourcesHon. Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, MP
16Roads and HighwaysHon. Kwasi Amoako-Atta, MP
17Works and HousingHon. Francis Asenso Boakye, MP
18TransportKwaku Ofori Asiamah
19Fisheries and Aquaculture DevelopmentHon. Mavis Hawa Koomson, MP
20Railway DevelopmentHon. John Peter Amewu, MP
21Sanitation and Water ResourcesCecilia Abena Dapaah
22Tourism, Arts and CultureAwal Mohammed
23Gender, Children and Social ProtectionHon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, MP
24Chieftaincy and Religious AffairsHon. Ebenezer Kojo Kum, MP
25Environment, Science, Technology & InnovationHon. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, MP
26Employment and Labour RelationsHon. Ignatius Baffuor Awuah, MP
27InformationHon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, MP
  
28Youth and SportsHon. Mustapha Yussif, MP
29Public EnterprisesHon. Joseph Cudjoe, MP
30Works and Housing (Minister of State)Hon. Freda Prempeh, MP

For the central Government ministers in 2021, Some appointees who served as deputy ministers in Akufo-Addo’s first term have had their portfolios elevated into substantive ministers of their respective ministries.

The Deputy Education Minister, Dr Yaw Adutwum, and former Deputy Attorney General, Godfred Dame have both been elevated to serve as substantive ministers.

Ken Ofori-Atta has been maintained at the Finance Ministry alongside Alan Kyeremanten who will keep his position as the Trade Minister.

The MP for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful stays at the Communications Ministry while MP for Ofoase-Ayirebi, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah will continue to serve as Information Minister.

List of Current Regional Ministers in Ghana
 REGIONNAME
1AhafoGeorge Boakye
2AshantiSimon Osei-Mensah
3BonoJustina Owusu-Banahene
4Bono EastAdu Gyan
5CentralJustina Marigold Assan
6EasternSeth Acheampong
7Greater AccraHon. Henry Quartey, MP
8NorthernShani Alhassan Saibu
9North EastYidana Zakaria
10OtiJoseph Makubu
11SavannahSaeed Muhazu Jibril
12Upper EastStephen Yakubu
13Upper WestDr. Hafiz Bin Salih
14VoltaDr. Archibald Yao Letsa
15WesternHon. Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah, MP
16Western NorthRichard Obeng

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