President John Dramani Mahama has reassigned the Minister for Sports, Mahama Ayariga just some months after moving to that ministry.
Mr Ayariga has now been moved to the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation.
The Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda (MP) has also been moved to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.
A statement signed by Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, also announced Health Minister Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah as the new Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing.
Minister of State at the Presidency, Alhaji Dr. Mustapha Ahmed (MP) takes over as Minister for Youth and Sports, with Akwasi Oppong-Fosu moving to the Presidency as a Minister of State.
The statement also announced the President’s nomination of Deputy Minister for Defence, Alex Segbefia as Minister for Health and the headmaster of Tepa Senior High School, Peter Anarfi-Mensah, as Ashanti Regional Minister.
President Mahama has also nominated the MP for Juabeso, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, as a Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources to replace Ebenezer Okletey Teye Larbi (MP).
The following have also been nominated as Deputy Ministers of State: Samuel Yaw Adusei- Water Resources, Works and Housing Kenneth Gilbert Adjei- Defence
Source: Flagstaff House Communications