Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo as appointed Barbara Oteng Gyasi as the country’s new minister for Tourism, Culture and the Creative Arts.
According to a press release signed by the Director of Communications, for the presidency, Eugene Arhin, the appointment which takes effect immediately followed changes made by the president in the composition of his government.
The new minister takes over from former minister, Catherine Afeku, who is now Minister of State at the office of the president, assigned to the office of the Senior Minister.
Also, Hon. Yaw Afful, Member of Parliament for Jaman South as been appointed as the new deputy minister designate for aviation.
Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih is the new minister designate for Upper Volta Regional following the resignation of the former minister, Sulemana Alhassan.
Hon. Gifty Twum Ampofo, Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North constituency and former deputy minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now Deputy Minister for Education.
Also, Hon. Freda Prempeh, Member of Parliament for Tano North constituency and for deputy minister for Works and Housing is now deputy minister for Gender, Children and Social protection.
Hon. Barbara Ayisi Asher, Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North constituency and former minister for Education, is now Deputy Minister for Works and Housing.
Others affected by the changes include, Hon. Naana Eyiah, a member of parliament for Gomoa Central constituency, is now the deputy minister designate for Lands and Natural Resources.
Hon. Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, Member of Parliament for Gomoa West constituency is now Deputy Minister designate for Health.