Ghanaian president submits 39 deputy ministers-designate for vetting

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday submitted the names of 39 deputy ministerial-nominees and one ministerial -nominee to the Parliament for vetting and approval, a statement from the Presidency said.

“President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that, just as was done for his ministers, Parliament will, on a bipartisan basis, expedite the approval of his deputy ministerial nominees, so they can join the government forthwith, and assist in the delivery of his mandate for his second term in office,” the statement added.

Akufo-Addo, who was re-elected in the country’s presidential election in December 2020 early this year submitted the names of 46 minister-nominees to the country’s legislative body for vetting and approval.

All the 46 ministers were subsequently vetted and approved by Parliament and have already started working. Enditem

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