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General News

[ 2017-04-07 ]

Parliament approves 17 deputy ministers designate
Parliament yesterday approved the nomination of 17
deputy ministers of state designate by consensus.
Members of Parliament (MPs) from both sides shared
the view that the nominees were generally
knowledgeable and experienced to occupy their
respective ministerial positions, and unanimously
approved their nomination.

The approval followed the presentation of the
report of the Appointments Committee of Parliament
(ACP) which recommended, by consensus, that the
nominees be approved by the House because they had
sufficiently satisfied the committee that they had
the knowledge and experience to man the respective
ministries.

The nominees

The deputy ministers designate approved are Mr
Joseph Dindiok Kpemka, Attorney General and
Minister of Justice; Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame,
Attorney General and Minister of Justice; Mr
Kwabena Owusu Aduomi, Roads and Highways; Ms
Patricia Appiagyei, Environment, Science,
Technology and Innovation; Mr Perry Kwabla Curtis
Okudzeto, Information; Mr Osei Bonsu Amoah, Local
Government and Rural Development; Nii Kwartei
Titus Glover, Transport; Mrs Barbara Asher Ayisi,
Education, and Mr Anthony Karbo, Roads and
Highways.

The rest are Mr Michael Yaw Gyato, Sanitation and
Water Resources; Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, Lands and
Natural Resources; Mr Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu,
Health; Mr Kweku Agyenim Boateng, Railways
Development; Mr Kwabena Darko-Mensah, Aviation; Mr
Robert Ahomka-Lindsey, Trade and Industry; Mr
George Nenyi Kojo Andah, Communications, and Mr
Mohammed Habibu Tijani, Foreign Affairs and
Regional Integration.

In accordance with Article 256 (2) of the 1992
Constitution, President Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo communicated to Parliament the
nomination of the ministers and deputy ministers
designate.

Consequently, the Speaker of Parliament, Professor
Aaron Mike Oquaye, referred the nomination of the
deputy regional ministers to the ACP for
consideration and report, pursuant to Order 172
Standing Orders of the House.

Committee's report

Presenting the report, the committee's Deputy
Chairperson, Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, said the ACP
obtained confidential reports on the nominees from
the Ghana Police Service and the Bureau of
National Investigations (BNI) as part of the
background checks.

Besides, she said, tax status reports were
obtained from the Ghana Revenue Authority.

Ms Safo said the nominees answered questions
relating to their eligibility, issues pertaining
to the offices to which they had been nominated
and other issues of national concern.

She said the committee had reached a consensus
that all the nominees be approved.

The Minority Leader and Ranking Member on the ACP,
Mr Haruna Iddrisu, supported the motion for the
nominees to be approved by consensus.

Source - Graphic.com.gh



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