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Kufuor Names Deputy Ministers


President John Agyekum Kufuor on Tuesday nominated 34 Deputy Ministers, including 20 MPs, to Parliament for approval.
A statement issued by Ms Elizabeth Ohene, Government Spokesperson, said the number includes nominees for five regions and five women. They are as follows:
PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS Edward Osei Kwaku (MP Asokwa West) Alhaji Moctar Bamba Musah (MP Wenchi East)
PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS Paapa Owusu Ankomah (MP Sekondi)
FIANACE MINISTRY Mrs Grace Coleman (MP Effiduase Asokore) Dr G. Adombila Agambila (Lecturer)
DEFENCE MINISTRY Akita Eddie (MP Ledzokuku)
JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL Capt. Effah Dartey-Nkrabea (MP Berekum)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS Alhaji Iddrisu Mustapha Ali (MP Gukpegu Sabongida)
INTERIOR MINISTRY Yaw Barimah (MP Koforidua)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Ms Alima Mahama (Lawyer/Development Consultant)
HEALTH MINISTRY Moses Baah Dani (MP Sisala)
AGRICULTURE MINISTRY Dr K. Antwi (Soil Scientist)
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS Seidu Alex Sofo (MP Damango)
COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSPORT MINISTRY Agyeman Manu (Chartered Accountant) John Setuni Achuliwor (MP Navorongo Central)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY Osei Agyei Akwasi (MP Ejisu Juabeng) Boniface Abubakar (MP Salaga Saddique)
LANDS,FORESTRY AND MINES Benjamin Osei Kufour (MP Asonafo North) Clement Eledi (Legal Practioner)
MANPOWER AND SOCIAL WELFARE Joe Donkor (MP Tano North) John Debrah (Educationist)
ECONOMIC PLANNING Professor Abena Busia (Academician)
ENERGY MINISTRY K.T. Hammond (MP Adansi Asokwa)
YOUTH AND SPORTS Joe Aggrey Sports (Journalist)
WORKS AND HOUSING Theresa Tagoe (MP Ablekuma South)
TOURISM MINISTRY Nana Akomiea (MP Okaikwei South)
For the Regions, the President nominated the following:
NORTHEN REGION Issah Ketekewu (Teacher)
BRONG AHAFO REGION Agyei Duffour (Teacher)
EASTERN REGION Naa Dometey (Consultant/Arcthitect)
VOLTA REGION Kofi Djamasse (Engineer)
WESTERN REGION Sophia Honer-Sam (Entrepreneur)
This brings the Presidents Ministerial nominations to sixty-seven with thirty-seven already vetted by the Parliamentary Approval Committee.

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