February 15, 2013

Parliament on Friday approved the last batch of ministerial nominees who were vetted this week.

The nine nominees include Hon. Samuel Sarpong, Ashanti Regional Minister designate, Hon. E.K.T Addo, Central Regional Minister designate and Hon. Bede Ziedeng, Upper West Regional Minister designate.

The rest are minister designates at the Presidency, they are Dr. Mustapha Ahmed, Alhassan Azong, Rasid Pelpuo, Fifi Kwetey, Comfort Cudjo Gansah and Alhaji Mohammed Muniru.

The Appointment Committee having been satisfied with the performance of the nominees during their vetting enormously recommended their approval in its report to parliament.

They are expected to be sworn in by President John Mahama next week to enable them effectively discharge their duties as ministers.

Kwadwo Anim/GhanaMPs.gov.gh