President Akufo – Addo hands out a record 36 Ministerial Appointments


President Akufo – Addo has appointed a record 36 state ministers breaking the Ministerial Appointments ceiling which peaked 31 under the John Kufour era. It looks like Mr Akufo – Addo has thrown the proverbial lean government rhetoric to the wind choosing to appoints as many ministers as he sees fit to undertake his developmental agenda for the nation.


1. Senior minister: YAW OSAFO MARFO

2. Minister for national security : ALBERT KAN DAPAAH

3. Trade minister : ALAN KYEREMATEN

4. Finance minister: KEN OFORI ATTA

5. Agricultural minister: DR OWUSU AFRYIE AKOTO

6. Energy minister: BOAKYE- AGYARKO

7. Defence Minister: DOMINIC NITIWUL

8. Interior minister: AMBROSE DERRY

9. Foreign Affairs minister: SHIRLEY AYORKOR BOTCHWAY

10. Attorney General: GLORIA AKUFO

11. Local govt Minister: HAJIA ALIMA MAHAMA

12. Education ministry: DR. MATTHEW OPOKU PREMPEH

13. Health Minister: KWAKU AGYEMAN MANU

14. Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation – Dr Anthony Osei Akoto

15. Minister for Regional Re-organisation – Hon. Dan Kwaku Botwe

16. Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation – Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

17. Minister for Lands and Natural Resources – John Peter Amewu

18. Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection – Otiko Afisa Djaba

19. Minister for Employment and Labour Relations – Hon Ignatius Baffuor Awuah

20. Minister for Transport – Kwaku Ofori Asiamah

21. Minister for Railways Development – Hon. Joe Nana Ghartey

22. Minister for Roads and Highways – Kwesi Amoako Arthur

23. Minister for Communication – Hon. Ursula Owusu

24. Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources – Joseph Kofi Ada

25. Minister for Works and Housing – Hon Samuel Atta Akyea

26. Minister for Planning – Prof. Gyan Baffour .

27. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Art – Catherine Ablema Afeku

28. Minister of Information – Mustapha Hamid

29.Minister for Special Development Initiative – Mavis Hawa Koomson

30.Minister of Youth and Sports – Isaac Asiama

31. Ministry of Fisheries– Elizabeth Afoley Quaye

32. Ministry of Chieftaincy – Kofi Dzamesi

33. Minister of Aviation – Cecelia Dapaah

34. Minister of Inner cities and Zongo Development- Abubakar Boniface Siddique

35. Minister of Business Development- Awal Mohammed

36. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs – Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu