Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko has been sacked over the controversial revised AMERI deal.

He has been asked to hand over to Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Peter Amewu.

A statement signed by the Presidency's Communications Director Eugene Arhin said the Lands and Natural Resources minister John Peter Amewu has been tasked to take over until a subtantive appointment is made.

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He said the departure of the minister is in the interest of the Ghanaian public and the Akufo-Addo government.

Read the full statement below: