Akufo-Addo reduces ministries from 36 to 29
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Add has cut down the number of ministries in his second administration from 36 to 29.
According to the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, the number would of ministers to be appointed in the second administration of the government will not go beyond 85, as against the 126 in the first term.
He said the ministers on the list would exclude former Members of Parliament (MPs) who were appointed ministers or deputy ministers but who could not secure re-election in the 2020 general elections.
“The ministers and deputy ministers to be appointed will be a blend of new and old members of the President’s last government. They will be national in character and the ministries will reinforce his focus for the second term — accelerate job and wealth creation, strengthen the private sector and see to the rapid development of the country,” he told Daily Graphic.