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Nana Addo’s justification of Ministers of State misplaced – NDC

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described President Nana Akufo-Addo’s justification of his appointments of Ministers of State for the Education and Agric Ministers as misplaced. In an interview with Citi News, the NDC Greater Accra Regional Organiser, Anthony Nukpenu noted that the Akufo-Addo administration would have been better served improving the ministries the President as described as critical. When ...

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‘Additional talents’ needed to ensure success at critical ministries – Nana Addo


President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended his decision to name two Ministers of State at the Education and Agricultural Ministries. Speaking as he swore in four Ministers of State at the Flagstaff House, President Akufo-Addo said such critical sectors needed additional “additional talents” to ensure their success. President Akufo-Addo was heavily criticised when his final batch of ministerial nominations ballooned his government ...

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Group wants failed Tamale South Parliamentary candidate given position


Despite the brouhaha surrounding President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo’s ministerial appointments, various interest groups continue to lobby for positions for their preferred personalities. Latest to join the fray is the Tamale South New Patriotic Party (NPP) coalition, which has appealed to President Nana Addo to appoint Yakubu Yussif, the party’s 2016 Parliamentary candidate for Tamale South constituency. The coalition ...

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We’re interested in problem solving; not gov’t size – NAGRAT


As the public debate on the number of ministers appointed in the Akufo-Addo government rages on, the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), says the number of people appointed will not matter if government is able to fulfill its mandate. Speaking to Citi News, Vice President of NAGRAT, Angel Karbonu, said all they expect is for government to work on issues ...

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Citi News Daily: Friday, March 17, 2017

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I need men for unprecedented challenges – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo

The unprecedented problems confronting Ghana demand a large government, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said in response to the criticism fired at him over the size of his government, which has seen him appoint 110 ministers. “I don’t believe that my government in the Fourth Republic has big numbers in view of the swollen challenges,” the President said in an interview ...

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Citi News Daily: Thursday, March 16, 2017

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The obesity of a lean public purse [Article]

Nana Addo and some of his Ministers

If You are a Bachelor, Don’t laugh at your Neighbour’s fat wife “…instead of a lean government, we have lean kenkey at a higher price, these are the issues which the….government and its activists should be tackling instead of seeking to divert attention with threats, intimidation, assaults, car-snatching, seizure of lorry parks and toilet grabbing”. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, May ...

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Justification for 110 ministers ‘senseless’ – Asiedu Nketia

Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has described as senseless the justification of President Akufo-Addo’s 110 ministerial appointments. “…The argument that the economy is so destroyed that they need a bigger team to do work also doesn’t make sense,” he stated. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday nominated 50 deputies and 4 others to ...

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