List of Akufo-Addo government ministers and political appointees

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Ministers[edit]

Current Government
Office(s) Officeholder Term
President Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo-Addo[1] January 7, 2017 –
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia[1] January 7, 2017 –
Sector Ministers[2]Note 1
Office(s) Officeholder Term
Ministry of Trade and Industry Alan John Kyerematen[3][4][5]
Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah (MP) (Deputy minister)
Robert Ahomka-Lindsey (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta[6][4][5]
Kwaku Kwarteng (Deputy minister)
Abena Osei Asare (MP) (Deputy minister)
Charles Adu Boahen (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Defence Dominic Nitiwul[6][4][5]
Derrick Oduro (Maj.) (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of The Interior Ambrose Dery[6][4][5]
Henry Quartey (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Energy and Petroleum John Peter Amewu

Boakye Agyarko (PhD)[6][4][5]

Owuraku Aidoo (Deputy minister)
Joseph Cudjoe (Deputy minister)
Mohammed Amin Anta (Deputy minister)

August 2018-

January 27, 2017 –August 2018
(nominated)
(nominated)
(nominated)

Office of Attorney General and Ministry of Justice Gloria Akuffo[6][4][5]
Godfred Dame (Deputy minister)
Joseph Dindiok Kpemka (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botwe (MP)[7][8]
Mohammed Habbib Tijani (Deputy minister)
Charles Owiredu (Deputy minister)
January 29, 2017 -
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Food and Agriculture Owusu Afriyie Akoto (PhD)[3][4][5]
William Agyapong Quaitoo (Deputy minister)
Sagre Bambangi (Deputy minister)
George Oduro (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated) - August 29, 2017[9]
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Education Matthew Opoku Prempeh (PhD)[6][4][5]
Yaw Osei Adutwum (PhD) (Deputy minister)
Barbara Ayisi Acher (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Health Kwaku Agyemang-Manu[6][4][5]
Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu (MP) (Deputy minister)
Tina Gifty Naa Ayele Mensah (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry Monitoring and Evaluation Anthony Akoto Osei (PhD)[10][11]
William Kwasi Sabi (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Regional Reorganization and Development Dan Kweku Botwe (MP)[10][11]
Martin Agyei-Mensah Korsah (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh

John Peter Amewu[10][11]

Benito Owusu Bio (Deputy minister)
Barbara Oteng Gyasi (Deputy minister)

August 2018-

February 7, 2017 –August 2018
(nominated)
(nominated)

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources Joseph Kofi Adda (MP)[10][11]
Patrick Boamah (Deputy minister)
Michael Yaw Gyato (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Railway Development (Ghana) Joe Ghartey[10][11]
Kwaku Agyenim Boateng (Deputy minister)
Andy Appiah-Kubi (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations Ignatius Bafuor Awuah (MP)[10][11]
Bright Wireko Brobbey (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Transport Kweku Ofori Asiamah[10][11]
Nii Kwartei Titus Glover (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Catherine Ablema Afeku (MP)[12][13]
Ziblim Barri Iddi (PhD) (Deputy minister)
February 10, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Special Development Initiative Mavis Hawa Koomson (MP)[12][13] February 10, 2017 –
Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo[6][4][5] January 27, 2017 –
Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng[3][11]
Patricia Appiagyei (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
National Security Ministry Albert Kan-Dapaah[14][4][5] January 27, 2017 –
Ministry of Youth and Sports Isaac Kwame Asiamah (MP)[15][13]
Pius Enam Hadzide (Deputy minister)
February 10, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Alima Mahama[6][4][5]
Osei Bonsu Amoah (Deputy minister)
Collins Ntim (Deputy minister)
Kwasi Boateng Agyei (Deputy minister)
January 27, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Works and Housing (Ghana) Samuel Atta Akyea (MP)[10][11]
Freda Prempeh (Deputy minister)
Eugene Antwi (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Communication Ursula Owusu Ekuful (MP)[10][11]
George Andah (Deputy minister)
Vincent Sowah Odotei (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Mustapha Abdul-Hamid[12][13]

Ama Dokuaa Asiamah Agyei (Deputy minister)
Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudzeto (Deputy minister)

August 2018-

February 10, 2017 –August 2018

(nominated)
(nominated)

Ministry of Roads and Highways Kwesi Amoako Atta[10][11]
Kwabena Owusu Aduomi (MP) (Deputy minister)
Anthony N-Yoh Puowele Karbo (MP) (Deputy minister)
February 7, 2017 –
(nominated)
(nominated)
Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection Cynthia Morrison

Otiko Afisa Djaba[10][11]

Gifty Twum Ampofo (Deputy minister)

November 2018-

February 7, 2017 –August 2018
(nominated)

Ministry of Planning George Yaw Gyan-Baffour (Prof.) (MP)[12][13] February 10, 2017 –
Ministry of Fisheries And Aquaculture Elizabeth Afoley Quaye (MP)[12][13]
Francis Kingsley Ato Cudjoe (Deputy minister)
February 10, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Kofi Dzamesi[12][13]
Paul Essien (Deputy minister)
February 10, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministry of Inner cities and Zongo Development Abubakar Boniface Siddique (MP)[12][13]

Mustapha Abdul-Hamid

February 10, 2017 –August 2018

August 2018-

Ministry of Business Development Ibrahim Mohammed Awal[12][13] February 10, 2017 –
Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu (MP)[12][13] February 10, 2017 –
Ministry of Aviation Cecilia Dapaah[13]
Kwabena O. Darko-Mensah (Deputy minister)
February 10, 2017 –
(nominated)
Ministers of State
Office(s) Officeholder Term
Minister of State at the Office of the President in charge of Public Procurement Sarah Adwoa Safo[16][17]Note 2 April 4, 2017 –
Minister of State at the Ministry of Education in charge of Tertiary Education Kwesi Yankah (Prof.)[16][17] April 4, 2017 –
Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture Nurah Gyeile (PhD)[16][17] April 4, 2017 –
Minister of State at the Office of the President Bryan Acheampong (MP)[16][17] April 4, 2017 –
Regional Ministers
Region Officeholder Term
Ashanti Region Simon Osei-Mensah[18][19]
Elizabeth Agyeman (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Brong Ahafo Region Kweku Asomah-Cheremeh[18][19]
Evans Opoku (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Central Region Kwamena Duncan[18][19]
Thomas Agyei Baffour (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Eastern Region Kwakye Darfour (PhD)[18][19]
Joseph Tetteh (MP) (Nkansah Sampson)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Greater Accra Region Ishmael Ashitey[18][19]
Elizabeth Kwatsoo Tetteh Sackey (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Northern Region Salifu Saeed[18][19]
Solomon Namliit Boar (MP) (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Upper East Region [[Alhassan

Samari ]][18][19]
Frank Fuseini Adongo (MP) (Deputy minister)

February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Upper West Region Sulemana Alhassan[18][19]
Amidu Ishaq (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Volta Region Archibald Letsa (PhD)[18][19]
Maxwell Blagogee (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)
Western Region Kwaku Afriyie (PhD)[18][19]
Eugenia Gifty Kusi (Deputy minister)
February 19, 2017 –
(nominated)

Cabinet Ministers[edit]

Portrait Portfolio Incumbent Term
No image.svg Ministry of Trade and Industry Alan Kyeremanten 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Defence Dominic Nitiwul 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of The Interior Ambrose Dery 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Energy Boakye Agyarko 2017 -
No image.svg Office of Attorney General and Ministry of Justice Gloria Akuffo 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchway 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Food and Agriculture Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Education Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Health Kwaku Agyemang-Manu 2017 -
No image.svg Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Regional Reorganization and Development Dan Kweku Botwe 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources John Peter Amewu 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources Joseph Kofi Adda 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Railway Development Joe Ghartey 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations Ignatius Bafuor Awuah 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Transport Kweku Ofori Asiamah 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Catherine Afeku 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Special Development Initiative Mavis Hawa Koomson 2017 -
No image.svg Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (Ghana) Elizabeth Afoley Quaye 2017 -
No image.svg Deputy minister (Ghana) Owuraku Aidoo

Local government administration[edit]

Local government administrators
Region Assembly Administrative subdivision Chief Executive Term
Greater Accra Region Accra Metropolitan Mohammed Adjei Sowah (nominated)
Ashanti Region Kumasi Metropolitan Osei Assibey Antwi (nominated)
Western Region Secondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Anthony K. K. Sam (nominated)
Northern Region Tamale Metropolitan Iddrisu Musa (nominated)
Northern Region Bole District Alele Veronica Herming[20] (nominated)
Ashanti Region Ahafo Ano North Martina Appiah-Nyantakyi (nominated)
Ashanti Region Ejisu-Juaben Beatrice Serwah Derkyi (nominated)
Ashanti Region Sekyere East Mary Boatemaa Marfo (nominated)
Ashanti Region Nkansah Sampson Catherine Reckling (nominated)
Brong-Ahafo Region Banda Mary Okone (nominated)
Brong-Ahafo Region Dormaa West Mary Ameyaa (nominated)
Brong-Ahafo Region Nkoranza North Gifty Akosa Arthur (nominated)
Brong-Ahafo Region Nkoranza South Diana Attaa-Kusiwaa (nominated)
Brong-Ahafo Region Sunyani East Municipal Evelyn Amma Kumi Richardson[21] May 5, 2017 -
Brong-Ahafo Region Tain Charity Foriwaa Dwommoh (nominated)
Central Region Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese Felicia Aba Hagan (nominated)
Central Region Agona West Municipal Justina Marigold Assan[22] May 5, 2017 -
Eastern Region Ayensuano Florence Governor (nominated)
Eastern Region New Juaben Comfort Asante  (nominated)
Eastern Region Suhum Margaret Darko (nominated)
Greater Accra Region Ada East Sarah Dugbakie Pobee (nominated)
Greater Accra Region Ga East Janet Tulasu Mensah  (nominated)
Greater Accra Region La Dade Kotopon Gladys Mann Dedey  (nominated)
Greater Accra Region La Nkwantanang Madina Jennifer Dede Afagbedzi  (nominated)
Greater Accra Region Ledzokuku-Kwowor Municipal Adjeley Twum Gyamrah[23] May 15, 2017 -
Northern Region Sagnarigu Mariama Iddrisu  (nominated)
Northern Region Savelugu-Nanton Ayishetu Seidu (nominated)
Northern Region Tolon Amama Ayibu (nominated)
Upper East Region Bawku East Victoria Ayamba  (nominated)
Upper East Region Nabdam Agnes Anamoo  (nominated)
Upper East Region Pusiga Zubeiru Abdulai (nominated)
Upper West Region Daffiama Bussie Issa Nadi Sanda Imoro  (nominated)
Upper West Region Nadowli Katherine Lankono (nominated)
Upper West Region Jirapa Christine Bonbbanye-Amadu (nominated)
Volta Region Boateng Adaklu Josphine Ohene (nominated)
Volta Region Afadjato South Wisdom Semanu Seneadza (nominated)
Volta Region Agotime-Ziope David Dickson Dzorkpe (nominated)
Volta Region Akatsi North Prince Sodoke Amuzu (nominated)
Volta Region Akatsi South Leonelson Adzidogah (nominated)
Volta Region Biakoye Millicent Kabuki Carboo (nominated)
Volta Region Central Tongu Thomas Moore Zonyrah (nominated)
Volta Region Ho Central Nelson Akorli (nominated)
Volta Region Ho West Ernest Victor Apau (nominated)
Volta Region Hohoe Andrews Teddy Ofori (nominated)
Volta Region Jasikan Lawrence Aziale (nominated)
Volta Region Kadjebi Maxwell Kofi Asiedu (nominated)
Volta Region Keta Seth Yormewu (nominated)
Volta Region Ketu North Anthony Avorgbedor (nominated)
Volta Region Ketu South Edem Elliot Agbewornu (nominated)
Volta Region Kpando Elvis Kweku Djampoh (nominated)
Volta Region Krachi East Patrick Jilima (nominated)
Volta Region Krachi Nchumuru Appiah Augustine (nominated)
Volta Region Krachi West Douglas Osei Nti (nominated)
Volta Region Nkwanta North Jakayi Jackson (nominated)
Volta Region Nkwanta South John Thasun (nominated)
Volta Region North Dayi Kudjo Edmund Attah (nominated)
Volta Region North Tongu Richard Collins Arku (nominated)
Volta Region South Dayi Elia Boateng (nominated)
Volta Region South Tonu Emmanuel Louis Agama (nominated)
Western Region   Ahanta West Henrietta Mary Eyison (nominated)
Western Region   Juaboso Martha Kwayie Manu   (nominated)
Western Region   Wasa Amenfi West Helena Appiah  (nominated)
Upper West Region Wa Municipal Moomin Issahaku Tahiru[24] May 4, 2017 -
Eastern Region Akuapem North Municipal Denis Edward Aboagye[25] May 10, 2017 -

Parliamentary appointments[edit]

Office(s) Officeholder Term
Speaker of Parliament Aaron Mike Oquaye[26] January 7, 2017 -
First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Joseph Osei Owusu (MP)[26] January 7, 2017 -
Majority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu (MP)[26] January 7, 2017 -
Deputy Majority Leader Sarah Adwoa Safo (MP)[26] January 7, 2017 -
Majority Chief Whip Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh (MP)[26] January 7, 2017 -

Government administrative staff[edit]

Administrative staff
Office(s) Officeholder Term
Chief of Staff Frema Osei-Opare[27] January 7, 2017 -
Deputy Chief of Staff Samuel Abu Jinapor[27] January 7, 2017 -
Secretary to the Cabinet Mercy Yvonne Debrah-Karikari[28] February 14, 2017
Executive Secretary to the president Nana Bediatuo Asante[27] January 7, 2017 -
Director of Communications at the Presidency Eugene Arhin[27] January 7, 2017 -
Deputy Director of Communications at the Presidency Fatimatu Abubakari[29] February 16, 2017 -
National security adviser Emmanuel Okyere (Brig.-Gen.)[27] January 7, 2017 -
National security coordinator Joshua Kyeremeh[27] January 7, 2017 -
Director of Research Victor Newman[27] January 7, 2017 -
Political assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff Francis Asenso-Boakye[27] January 7, 2017 -
Director of state protocol Hassan Ahmed[27] January 7, 2017 -
Director of Operations Lord Oblitey Commey[27] January 7, 2017 -
Personal assistant to the president Saratu Atta[27] January 7, 2017 -
Presidential staffer Clara Napaga Tia Sulemana[27] January 7, 2017 -
Presidential staffer Charles Bissue[30] March 10, 2017 -

Heads of Institutions[edit]

Office(s) Officeholder Term
Director General of National Communications Authority Joseph Anokye[31] (appointed)
Director General of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority Mr Michael Achagwe Luguj[32] June 5, 2018-
Executive Secretary of Ghana Free Zones Authority Michael Okyere Baafi[33] January 27, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of National Petroleum Authority Hassan Tampuli[34] January 27, 2017 -
Managing Director of Tema Oil Refinery Isaac Osei[35] January 7, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Kofi Koduah Sarpong (PhD)[36] January 25, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited Alfred Obeng Boateng[37] January 25, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of National Identification Authority Ken Agyeman Attafuah (Prof.)[38] January 28, 2017 -
Executive Director of National Service Scheme Mustapha Ussif[39] February 6, 2017 -
Deputy Executive Director of National Service Scheme (Operations and Programmes) [[ Gifty Oware-Aboagye |Gifty Oware-Aboagye]][40] February 6, 2017 -
Deputy Executive Director of National Service Scheme (Finance and Administration) Gifty Oware-Aboagye[40] February 6, 2017 -
Executive Director of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Fred Kyei Asamoah[41] February 6, 2017 -
Commissioner General of Ghana Revenue Authority Emmanuel Kofi Nti[42] February 17, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Gas Company Benjamin K. D. Asante (PhD)[43] February 1, 2017 -
Coordinator for the National Youth Authority Emmanuel Asigiri[44] February 23, 2017 -
Deputy Chief Executive of the National Youth Authority Bright Kwabena Acheampong[45] April 18, 2017 -
Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie[46] February 23, 2017-
Director General of Ghana Health Service Nsiah Asare (PhD)[46] February 23, 2017-
Chief Executive Officer of Microfinance and Small Loans Center Stephen Amoah[46] February 23, 2017-
Deputy Executive Secretary of Microfinance and Small Loans Center Maame Afia Akoto[47] March 8, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Oil Company Limited Kwame Osei-Prempeh[46] February 23, 2017-
Chief Executive Officer of Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority Kwasi Agyemang Busia[48] February 28, 2017-
Chief Executive Officer of Public Procurement Authority Agyenim Boateng Agyei[49] March 9, 2017 -
Director General of National Disaster Management Organisation Eric Nana Agyeman-Prempeh[50] March 10, 2017 -
Deputy Director General of National Disaster Management Organisation Abu Ramadan[51] March 10, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Food and Drugs Authority Delese Mimi Darko[52] March 7, 2017 -
Director of Ghana Standards Authority  Addai-Mensah Otchere (PhD)[53] March 7, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Export Import Bank Lawrence Agyinsam[54] March 11, 2017 -
President of Creative Arts Council Mark Okraku Mantey[55] March 1, 2017 -
Director of Creative Arts Council Gyankroma Akufo-Addo[55] March 1, 2017 -
Secretary of Creative Arts Council Bibi Bright[55] March 1, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie[56] March 14, 2017 -
Deputy Commissioner of National Commission for Civic Education Kathleen Addy[57] March 15, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Tourism Development Company Kwadwo Odame Antwi[58] January 24, 2017 -
Director General of Social Security and National Insurance Trust John Ofori-Tenkorang (PhD)[59] March 29, 2017 -
Director General of the Ghana Prisons Service Patrick Darko Missah (DOP)[60] March 28, 2017 -
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Youth Employment Agency (Operations) Ibrahim Bashiru[61] February 16, 2017 -
Comptroller General of Ghana Immigration Service Kwame Asuah Takyi[62] March 1, 2017 -
Managing Director of Ghana Water Company Limited Clifford Braimah (PhD)[63] March 27, 2017 -
Managing Director of Intercity State Transport Company Nana Akomea[64] (nominated)
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of National Lotteries Authority Yaw Amoakohene Baafi[65] April 24, 2017 -
Director General of National Sports Authority Robert Sarfo Mensah[66] April 25, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of State Enterprises Commission Stephen Asamoah-Boateng[67] April 24, 2017 -
Director General of Ghana Education Service Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (Prof.)[68] April 20, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Export Promotion Authority Gifty Kekeli Klenam[69] May 3, 2017 -
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Ghana Export Promotion Authority Eric Amoako Twum[70] May 3, 2017 -
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Ghana Export Promotion Authority Akilu Sayibu[70] May 3, 2017 -
Executive Director of National Board for Small Scale Industries Kosi Antwiwaa Yankey[71] May 4, 2017 -
Managing Director of State Housing Company Kwabena Ampofo Appiah[72] May 10, 2017 -
Deputy Managing Director of State Housing Company Roni Kwasi Nicol[72] May 10, 2017 -
Chief Executive Officer of Cylinder Manufacturing Company Frances Essiam[73] April 25, 2017 -
Controller and Accountant General Eugene Asante Ofosuhene[74] (appointed)
Director of Budget at Ministry of Finance Eva Mends[75] (appointed)
Chief Budget Analyst at Ministry of Finance David Klotey Collison[75] (appointed)
Director of Public Investment Division and Financial Sector Division of the Ministry of Finance Sampson Akligoh[75] (appointed)
Chief Executive Officer of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Felix Anyah[76] (appointed)
District Assembly Common Fund administrator Irene Naa Torshie Addo[77] (appointed)
Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Shippers Authority Benonita Bismarck[78] (appointed)
Chief Executive Officer of Public Sector Reforms Thomas Kusi Boafo[79] (appointed)
Director General of Ghana AIDS Commission Mokowaa Blay Adu[80] April 25, 2017 -

Ambassadorial roles[edit]

Host country Officeholder Term
Canada Ayikoi Otoo[81] (nominated)
Germany Gina Blay[81][82] June 3, 2017 -
United States of America Baffour Adjei Bawuah (PhD)[81][82] June 3, 2017 -
United Kingdom Papa Owusu-Ankomah[81][82] June 3, 2017 -
France Anna Bossman[81][82] June 3, 2017 -
China Edward Boateng[81][82] June 3, 2017 -
Nigeria Rashid Bawa[81][82] June 3, 2017 -
Kingdom of Morocco Stephen Mahamudu Yakubu[82] June 3, 2017 -
Côte d'Ivoire Frederick Daniel Laryea[82] June 3, 2017 -
Republic of Equatorial Guinea Esther Dzifa Ofori[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Zambia Margaret Ekua Prah[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Federative Republic of Brazil Prof. Abena Pokua Busia[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Italy Paulina Patience Abagaye[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of South Africa George Ayisi-Boateng[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Burkina Faso Naa Bolinaa Saaka[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of India Mike Nii Nortey Oquaye jnr[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sheikh T.B Damba[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Federal Democratic of Ethiopia William Azuma Awinador Kanyirigi[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Turkey Salma Frances Mancell-Egala[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Arab Republic of Egypt Paul Okoh[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Malta Mercy Bampo Addo[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Togo Kwasi Owusu-Yeboa[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
The Netherlands Sophia Horner-Sam[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
The Kingdom of Denmark Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Namibia Elizabeth Salamatu Forgor[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Cuba Napoleon Abdulai[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Republic of Mali Gen. Francis Adu-Amanfoh[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Vatican Joseph Kojo Akudibilah[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Ambassador-at-large Dr. Edward Nasigiri Mahama[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -
Ambassador-at-large Rasheed Seidu Inusa[83][84][85] July 11, 2017 -


Council of State[edit]

Officeholder Term
Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson[86] February 27, 2017 -
Sam Okudzeto[86] February 27, 2017 -
Nana Otuo Siriboe II[86] February 27, 2017 -
Nana Kofi Obiri Egyir II[86] February 27, 2017 -
Alberta Cudjoe[86] February 27, 2017 -
Aminu Amadu[86] February 27, 2017 -
Margaret Amoakohene[86] (PhD) February 27, 2017 -
Sahanun Moqtar[86] February 27, 2017 -
Georgina Kusi[86] February 27, 2017 -
Sule Yiremiah[86] February 27, 2017 -
Joseph Boateng Danquah[86]Note 3 (Lt. General, retd) February 27, 2017 -
Nana Owusu-Nsiah[86]Note 4 February 27, 2017 -
Paa Kofi Ansong[86] February 27, 2017 -
Togbe Afede XIV[86]Note 5 February 27, 2017 -
Georgina Theodora Wood[87] June 8, 2017 -

Other political appointments[edit]

Office(s) Officeholder Term
Special Independent prosecutor of government Martin Amidu[88] January 11, 2018 -
Chief of Defense Staff Obed Akwa (Lt. General)[89][90] March 5, 2017 -
Chief of Army Staff William Azure Ayamdo (Major General)[90] March 5, 2017 -
Chief of Air Staff Maxwell Mantsebi-Tei Nagai (Air Vice Marshal)[91] January, 2016 -
Chief of Naval Staff Peter Kofi Faidoo (Rear Admiral)[92] January, 2016 -
Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service David Asante-Apeatu[90][93] March 5, 2017 -
Board Chairman of Ghana Infrastructural Investment Fund Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi (Prof.)[94] March 10, 2017 -
Board Chairman of Millennium Development Authority Yaa Ntiamoah Badu (Prof.)[95] March 13, 2017 -
Board Chairman of Ghana Cocoa Board Hackman Owusu-Agyeman[96] March 28, 2017 -
Board Chairman of National Hajj Secretariat Ibrahim Cudjoe Quaye[97] February 11, 2017 -
Government representative on Board of National Media Commission Kenneth Agyei Kuranchie[98] (nominated)
Governor of the Bank of Ghana Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison (PhD)[99][100] April 3, 2017 -
Board Chairman of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Frederick Worsemao Armah Blay[101] May 11, 2017-
Board member of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Kofi Koduah Sarpong (PhD)[102] May 11, 2017-
Board member of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Kwabena Kwakye[102] May 11, 2017-
Board member of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation John S. Nabila (Prof.)[102] May 11, 2017-
Board member of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Yaw Kyei[102] May 11, 2017-
Board member of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Nana Adjoa Hackman[102] May 11, 2017-
Board member of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi[102] May 11, 2017-
Director of communications of Ghana Gas Company Limited Ernest Owusu-Bempah[103] (nominated)
Chief Justice of Ghana Sophia Akuffo[104] (nominated)
Chairman of Ghana Oil Company Board of Directors Kwamena Bartels[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Patrick Akpe Kwame Akorli[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Thomas Kofi Manu[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Kwame Osei-Prempeh[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Beaucerc Ato Williams[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Beatrix Agyeman Prempeh[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Robert Owusu Amankwah[105] (appointed)
Board member of Ghana Oil Company Rhoderline Baafour[105] (appointed)
Board Chairman of National Information Technology Agency Mohammed-Sani Abdulai (PhD) August, 2017-

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

1.^Note 1 Cabinet does not include deputy ministers. Article 76(1) of the 1992 Constitution states that, “There shall be a cabinet which shall consist of the President, the Vice President and not less than ten and not more than nineteen Ministers of State”.[106]
2.^Note 2 Sarah Adwoa Safo doubles as Deputy Majority Leader.
3.^Note 3 A former Chief of Defense Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces.
4.^Note 4 A former Inspector General of Police.
5.^Note 5 Ex-officio member as per President of National House of Chiefs.

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