Minister for Communications (Ghana)

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Although the first minister was responsible for Communications, the designation has changed over the years. The position became combined with that of Transport for many years. Over the past decade, they have remained as separate ministries, each with its own minister of state.

List of ministers[edit]

Number Minister Took office Left office Government Party
1 Archie Casely-Hayford[1] 6 March 1957 Nkrumah government Convention People's Party
2 Krobo Edusei
Minister for Transport and Communications
3 Matthew Poku Feb 1968 Apr 1969 National Liberation Council Military government
4 Haruna Esseku
Minister for Transport and Communications
1969 1971 Busia government Progress Party
5 Jatoe Kaleo[2]
Minister for Transport and Communications
1971 1972 Busia government Progress Party
6 Lt. Col. Anthony Selormey
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
1972 National Redemption Council Military government
7 Colonel David A. Iddisah
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
Supreme Military Council
8 Group Captain T. T. Kutin
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
9 Eric R.K. Dwemoh
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
10 George Harlley
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
1979 1979 Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
11 Harry Sawyerr
Minister for Transport and Communications
1979 1981 Limann government People's National Party
12 Mahama Iddrisu
Secretary for Transport and Communications
1983 1987 Provisional National Defence Council Military government
13 Yaw Donkor
Secretary for Transport and Communications
1987 1992
14 Kwame Peprah
Secretary for Transport and Communications
1992 1993
15 Edward Salia
Minister for Transport and Communications
1993 1995 Rawlings government National Democratic Congress
16 Ekwow Spio-Garbrah 1998
17 John Mahama 1998 2001
18 Felix Owusu-Adjapong[3]
Minister for Transport and Communications
2001 2003 Kufuor government New Patriotic Party
19 Albert Kan Dapaah[4] [5] 2003 2006
20 Mike Oquaye[6] 2006 2007
21 Dr. Ben Aggrey Ntim[7] 2007 2009
22 Haruna Iddrisu 2009 2012 Mills government National Democratic Congress
2012 2013 Mahama government
23 Edward Omane Boamah[8] 2013 2017
24 Ursula Owusu-Ekuful[9] 2017 Incumbent Nana Akufo-Addo 's govrernment New Patriotic Party

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1957 Govt. of Ghana". Photo Archive. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  2. ^ "West Africa, Volume 25, Part 2". 1971: 850.
  3. ^ "Kufuor swears in four more ministers". News. Ghana Home Page. 10 February 2001. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Government names new Cabinet". News. Ghana Home Page. 1 April 2003. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Twenty-nine Ministers sworn into office". News. Ghana Home Page. 2 February 2005. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Kufuor restructures ministerial team". News. Ghana Home Page. 28 April 2006. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Full list of Ministers and Regional Ministers out". News. Ghana Home Page. 31 July 2007. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  8. ^ "President Mahama Administeres Oaths Of Allegiance And Secrecy To 17 Ministers". News. Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  9. ^ "FULL LIST: All of Akufo Addo's presidential staff and ministers | 233 Live News". 233 Live News. 2017-01-13. Retrieved 2017-11-24.