Deputy Health Minister-designate Dr Bernard Oko-Boye will be vetted by parliament on April 15, 2020.
This was made know by the clerk of Parliament' Appointment Committee.
Dr Oko-Boye replaces Alexander Abban, who has now been appointed the Deputy Communications Minister, replacing Vincent Sowah Odotei who is also the MP for La Dadekotopon.
Dr Oko-Boye has been hailed by many as one of the people who has given great insight and education on the deadly COVID-19.
Dr Oko-Boye Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku was elected into Parliament on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2016 after he defeated the incumbent, Benita Okiti-Duah of the then governing National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He is currently the Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, the nation’s largest medical facility.
As at 7th April 2020, 23:30 hr, a total of 313 cases of COVID-19 with six (6) deaths had been recorded in Ghana.
The regional distribution of the cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has most cases (274) followed by the Ashanti Region (25), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1), Upper East Region (1) and Central Region (1).