President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made the first major changes in his ministerial appointments by moving Dr. Alhaji Mustapha to the Ministry of Inner-City & Zongo Development.

Hamid replaces Boniface Abubakar Siddique as Deputy Minister of Information and Member of Parliament for Ofoase Ayirebi, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has been promoted as the substantive Minister of Information.

Former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba is now Ambassador-designate for Italy.

Mr Boniface Abubakar Saddique, Member of Parliament for Madina constituency and former Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, is now Minister of State at the Office of the Vice President.

Below is a copy of the statement

The statement signed and issued by Mr Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the President said: "President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the vetting of the Ministers-designate for Information, and Gender, Children and Social Protection, and the Regional Ministers-designate for Upper East and Brong
Ahafo, as well as the deputy Regional Minister-designate for Brong Ahafo, so they can assume their respective offices as quickly as possible."

By: Eric Nana Prekoh /