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Parliament vets ministerial nominees for new regions today

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.

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