32.1 C
Accra
Monday, April 22, 2024
NewsAhenkorah Marfo appointed Deputy Trade Minister

Date:

Ahenkorah Marfo appointed Deputy Trade Minister

President Akufo-Addo has implemented a minor reshuffle in his government, by appointing Kofi Ahenkorah Marfo, Member of Parliament for Achiase, as Deputy Minister-designate for Trade and Industry.

He did this after reassigning Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Stephen Amoah to the Finance Ministry.

- Advertisement -

This decision, effective immediately as of Tuesday, April 2, was announced in a press statement by Eugene Arhin, the Communications Director at the Presidency.

The reshuffle comes after the untimely passing of Deputy Finance Minister and MP for Ejisu, Dr. John Kumah, on Thursday, March 7.

- Advertisement -

“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reassigned the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry and Member of Parliament for Nhyiaeso, Hon. Stephen Amoah, as Deputy Minister for Finance.”

“Hon. Stephen Amoah, until his re-designation, was the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, and he takes over from the late Hon. John Kumah, who passed away on 7th March 2024. His appointment takes effect immediately.”

- Advertisement -

Meanwhile, the President is urging Parliament to quickly vet the nominees and approve the appointments, enabling the new appointees to assume office promptly.

“President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will, once again, on a bi-partisan basis, expedite the approval of his nominee, so he can join the government forthwith, and assist in the delivery of his mandate for his second term in office.”

Latest stories

Cashew industry to receive $60m support from World Bank

CEO of the Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA), William...

What is G6PD deficiency and how it affected KODA’s health

Ghanaians grief the passing of the renowned gospel musician...

Meet the Bediako family, owners of pharmaceutical giant in Ghana

From the lineage of a former pharmaceutical tycoon, late...

Brother of drug lord “El Mencho” arrested in Mexico

The Mexican police detained Abraham Oseguera, who is the...

Privatizing ECG may jeopardize national development – Energy expert

Chief Executive Officer of Independent Power Generators Ghana, Dr....

Related stories

What is G6PD deficiency and how it affected KODA’s health

Ghanaians grief the passing of the renowned gospel musician...

Meet the Bediako family, owners of pharmaceutical giant in Ghana

From the lineage of a former pharmaceutical tycoon, late...

More than 6,000 supporters of Alan’s Movement rejoin NPP – Report

Approximately 6,000 young politicians from across the country, who...

3 die in tragic gas explosion at Kumasi

A devastating explosion of domestic gas has struck Sepe,...

Resolve our bad service conditions by May 31 or else – CETAG tells gov’t

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG)...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here