Ghana

Fifi Fiavi Kwetey is new Minister for Food and Agriculture


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President John Mahama has made a number of changes to his ministerial line-up. The announcement as published on the Presidential website is as follows:

“President Mahama appoints new ministers for youth & sports, and agriculture

Saturday 28 June 2014

President John Mahama has reassigned Information Minister, Mahama Ayariga (MP), to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. He replaces Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah who moves to the Presidency as a Minister of State.

The President, as part of ongoing changes in his administration, has also designated Fifi Fiavi Kwetey (MP), a Minister of State at the Presidency as Minister for Food and Agriculture.

Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Joseph Yammin moves to the Ashanti Region to take over from Joseph Alexander Ackon who has been reassigned to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection as the second Deputy.

Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Vincent Oppong Asamoah, will be moving to the Ministry of Youth and Sports as Deputy.”

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