The Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr Clement Apaak, says the appointment of a Minister-designate for the Office of the Vice President in Akufo-Addo's 1st reshuffle is illegal
President Akufo-Addo's ministerial reshuffle was announced on Thursday, 9th August 2018 in a document signed by the Director of Communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhin.
In the first reshuffle, 15 government appointees were reassigned.
Boniface Abubakar Saddique, Member of Parliament for Madina constituency and former Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development was reassigned to the Office of the Vice President;
But the Builsa South MP, Dr Clement Apaak is of the view that the Office of the Vice President is not a unique entity but exists only because of the president and cannot thus be assigned a Minister.
“I think it is strange that for the first time in the history of the fourth republic and for the first time that I can remember, a Minister has been designated to
“Perhaps the director of communications at the office of the President may have gotten that wrong because it does not exist. Unless you want to tell me that the Vice Presidency is a unique entity devoid of the presidency where you can appoint a Minister to serve in