Legislature begins vetting ministerial appointees

President John Mahama in January 2016, appointed former Chief of Staff, Prosper Douglas Bani as the Minister Designate for Interior in his first reshuffle list.

Nii Lante Vanderpuye

Minister designate for Upper East Region, Albert Abongo and Central Region minister designate, Kweku Rickett Hagan, will be vetted today.

Minister designate for Youth and Sports, Nii Lante Vanderpuye would appear before the vetting committee chaired by Ebo Barton-Odro.

Prosper Bani was last year February relieved of his post and was replaced with Julius Debrah.

Fiifi Kwetey replaced Dzifa Atsivor who resigned from her position on December 23, 2015 over the controversial GHc3.6 million bus re-branding saga.

Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna has also been appointed the new Minister for Food & Agriculture.

Hon. Mark Woyongo (MP) has meanwhile been reassigned to the Presidency as Minister of State.

The second batch which includes former Chief of Staff, Prosper Douglas Bani, Minister Designate for the Ministry of the Interior, Ms. Mavis Ama Frimpong, Regional Minister Designate for the Eastern Region would appear before the committee on Tuesday for vetting.

The final batch to appear before the committee includes Regional Minister-Designate for the Northern Region, Abdallah Abubakari, and John Alexander Ackon, Regional Minister-Designate for the Ashanti Region.


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