The Appointments Committee of Parliament will today, Thursday, 14 March 2019 begin vetting ministerial nominees for the six new regions.
This follows their appointment by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to fill the new vacancies created.
Four nominees will be vetted today. They are; Solomon Namliit Boar Minister designate for North East Region, Kofi Amoakohene Minister designate for Bono East Region, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah Minister designate for Western Region, and Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu Minister designate for Western North Region.
The full nominees and their deputies are:
Oti Region – Mr Kwasi Owusu Yeboah with Mr Maxwell Blagodzi as his deputy.
Bono East Region – Mr Kofi Amoakohene with Mr Martin Oti Gyarko as his deputy.
Ahafo Region – Mr Evans Opoku Bobie with Mr Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere as his deputy.
Savannah Region – Mr Salifu Adam Braimah with Mr Samuel Yeyu Tika as his deputy.
North East Region – Mr Solomon Namliit Boar with Mr Tahiru Tia Ahmed as his deputy.
Western North Region – Mr Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu with Mr Alex Tetteh as his deputy.
Also, the appointments committee will vet Gomoa West MP, Alex Kodwo Kum Abban who has been named a deputy Health Minister.
The nominees’ appointments are subject to Parliamentary approval.