Day Two of the ongoing vetting of ministerial nominees to serve in the administration of President Akufo-Addo, has ended with Ambrose Dery and Gloria Akuffo, both nominees for the ministries of Interior and Justice and Attorney-General respectively.
This brings to six (6) the number of nominees to have been vetted, out of the Thirty-Six (36) nominees.
On day one, senior Minister nominee, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, National Security Minister nominee Kan Dapaah, Finance Minister nominee Ken Ofori-Atta, and Defence Minister nominee, Dominic Nitiwul, were vetted.
The exercise continues on Monday January 23, where four more nominees will be vetted. The four to be vetted are the nominee for the Local Government & Rural Development Ministry, Hajia Alima Mahama, nominee for the Trade and Industry Ministry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, nominee for Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, and Minister-nominee of Energy, Boakye Agyarko.
On Tuesday January 24, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister nominee for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Education, and Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Health, will appear before the Appointments committee.
The Appointment Committee began with Ambrose Dery, nominee for the Interior Ministry portfolio.
Vetting of Gloria Akufo who was nominated for the Attorney General position is currently underway.
The vetting of these two Ministerial nominees, comes a day after some four Minister nominees also appeared before the Committee to be appointed.
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