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Finance Minister Ofori-Atta removed as Akufo-Addo announces reshuffle

By Vincent Ashitey
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President Akufo-Addo has made changes to his government with some prominent ministers losing their positions to new entrants while others have been moved to other ministries.

A press release from the presidency on Wednesday, February 14, confirmed that Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has been replaced by Dr. Mohammed Amin Anta, Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance.

The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, is also leaving his position for Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye, current CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).

Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, is also vacating his position for Henry Quartey, current Greater Accra Regional Minister.

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, will be heading to the Ministry of Works and Housing as Deputy Minister of Information, while Fatima Abubakar takes over from her boss.

Meanwhile, the Minister for Works and Housing, Asenso Boakye goes to the Ministry of Road and Highways in place of Kwasi Amoako-Atta.

Member of Parliament for Tema East, Titus Glover, will be taking over as the Greater Accra Regional Minister while Deputy Minister for Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Martin Adjei Mensah Korsah, takes over from his boss Dan Botwe.

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Seyram Alhassan is the new Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, taking over from Freda Prempeh.