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
|1||National Security||Albert Kan Dapaah|
|3||Trade and Industry||Alan Kyerematen|
|4||Defence||Hon. Dominic Nitiwul, MP|
|5||Interior||Hon. Ambrose Dery, MP|
|6||Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration||Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey|
|7||Attorney General and Minister for Justice||Godfred Dame|
|8||Local Government, Decentralisation & Rural Dev’t||Hon. Dan Botwe, MP|
|9||Parliamentary Affairs||Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, MP|
|10||Communications and Digitalisation||Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, MP|
|11||Food and Agriculture||Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto|
|12||Energy||Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, MP|
|13||Education||Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, MP|
|14||Health||Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, MP|
|15||Lands and Natural Resources||Hon. Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, MP|
|16||Roads and Highways||Hon. Kwasi Amoako-Atta, MP|
|17||Works and Housing||Hon. Francis Asenso Boakye, MP|
|18||Transport||Kwaku Ofori Asiamah|
|19||Fisheries and Aquaculture Development||Hon. Mavis Hawa Koomson, MP|
|20||Railway Development||Hon. John Peter Amewu, MP|
|21||Sanitation and Water Resources||Cecilia Abena Dapaah|
|22||Tourism, Arts and Culture||Awal Mohammed|
|23||Gender, Children and Social Protection||Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, MP|
|24||Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs||Hon. Ebenezer Kojo Kum, MP|
|25||Environment, Science, Technology & Innovation||Hon. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, MP|
|26||Employment and Labour Relations||Hon. Ignatius Baffuor Awuah, MP|
|27||Information||Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, MP|
|28||Youth and Sports||Hon. Mustapha Yussif, MP|
|29||Public Enterprises||Hon. Joseph Cudjoe, MP|
|30||Works 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
|4||Bono East||Adu Gyan|
|5||Central||Justina Marigold Assan|
|7||Greater Accra||Hon. Henry Quartey, MP|
|8||Northern||Shani Alhassan Saibu|
|9||North East||Yidana Zakaria|
|11||Savannah||Saeed Muhazu Jibril|
|12||Upper East||Stephen Yakubu|
|13||Upper West||Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih|
|14||Volta||Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa|
|15||Western||Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah, MP|
|16||Western North||Richard Obeng|