The list of family members of President Akufo-Addo in his government keeps bloating by the day as he has appointed another family member to another government position
This is forms part of other appointments he has already made without looking beyond friends and family.
Last week as the President was introducing his cousin, Sophia Akuffo to Ghanaians as the incoming Justice Chief.
Daniel Akuffo, junior brother of Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Gloria Akuffo, was also being endorsed to join the government as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Shai-Osudoku District in the Greater Accra Region.
Both Daniel and Gloria, are first cousins of President Akufo-Addo, from Akropong-Akuapim in the Eastern Region.
Daniel’s appointment, has angered many people in the Shai-Osudoku area. They preferred Stephen Nene Oyortey as their DCE.
Ahead of the nomination of Daniel Akuffo, the youth in the Shai-Osudoku District, had appealed to President Akufo-Addo to consider appointing Stephen Nene Oyortey as the DCE.
The list of family members of President Akufo-Addo in his government, keeps bloating by the day.
The incoming Chief Justice, President Akufo-Addo and Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Gloria Akuffo, are cousins.
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Others are Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, Works and Housing Minister, Atta Akyea, the Minister for Roads and Highways – Kwesi Amoako Atta, Executive Secretary to the President, Nana Asante Bediatuo.
The Creative Arts Council also has Gyankroma Akufo-Addo; daughter of President Akufo-Addo as Director. Wife of Gabby Asare Otchere Darko, Ingrid Nana Adjoa Hackaman, was also made a board member of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).