July 29, 2022

The Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Sarfo has lost her ministerial portfolio as the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection.

A letter dated 28th July, 2022 from the Communications Directorate of the Jubilee House and signed by Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications, Office of the President said President Akufo-Addo revoked Adwoa Sarfo’s appointment in Accordance with Article 81 (a) of the constitution with immediate effect.

The president also asked the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah to continue to act as the caretaker Minister for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection until such a time that President Akufo-Addo appoints a substantive Minister.

The embattled MP’s ministerial revocation came barely hours after the Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin deferred sine die ruling on her and two other colleagues who were referred to the privileges Committee of Parliament for absenting themselves from parliament beyond the stipulated 15 days period.