President Akufo-Addo has named Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh for the position of Minister designate of Education.
The nominee will be the fulcrum to drive the NPP government’s top campaign promise of free SHS education should he be approved by parliament for the position.
Mr Akufo-Addo naming the first list of 13 appointees in his cabinet who are nominated for various Ministerial positions, said :“I’m trying to assemble the strongest team as possible” to handle the challenging Ghanaian economy.
The other Ministers-designate include:
Albert Kan-Dapaah – National Security Minister-designate
Alan Kyerematen – Trade and Industry Minister-designate
Ken Ofori-Atta – Finance Minister-designate
Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto – Agriculture Minister-designate
Boakye Agyarko – Energy Minister-designate
Dominic Nitiwul – Defence Minister-designate
Ambrose Dery – Minister-designate for the Interior
Ayorkor Botchway – Foreign Affairs Minister-designate
Gloria Akuffo – Attorney General-designate
Alima Mahama – Local Government Minister-designate
Dr Mathew Opoku-Prempeh – Education Minister-designate
Kweku Agyemang Manu – Health Minister-designate
All the nominees are subject to parliamentary approval after vetting.