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The Appointments Committee of Parliament will today vet the ministerial nominees for the six new regions.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo nominated them to head the newly created regions.

Four nominees are expected to be vetted today, Thursday, 14 March. They are Mr. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, Minister-designate of Western Region; Mr Solomon Namliit Boar, Minister-designate of North East Region; Mr Kofi Amoakohene, Minister-designate of Bono East Region; and Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, Minister-designate of Western North Region.

The under listed are the president’s nominees:

Western North Region – Mr. Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu with Mr. Alex Tetteh as his deputy.

Savannah Region – Mr. Salifu Adam Braimah with Mr. Samuel Yeyu Tika as his deputy.

Bono East Region – Mr. Kofi Amoakohene with Mr Martin Oti Gyarko as his deputy.

Ahafo Region – Mr. Evans Opoku Bobie with Mr Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere as his deputy.

Oti Region – Mr. Kwasi Owusu Yeboah with Mr Maxwell Blagodzi as his deputy.

North East Region – Mr. Solomon Namliit Boar with Mr. Tahiru Tia Ahmed as his deputy.

Meanwhile, the appointments committee will also vet Gomoa West MP, Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, who has been named a deputy Health Minister.

When the house approves the nomination of a minister or a deputy minister, the president will then swear them in to start work.

David Afum (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

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