Social media users have taken to their timelines to react to President Akufo-Addo’s first list of ministers he wants to work with in his second tenure.
While some found it remarkable, others thought some of the nominees are not qualified to operate the sector they have been designated.
President Akufo-Addo on Thursday submitted to Parliament for the approval names of persons he would want to fill various portfolios.
In all, the President announced a total of 30 Ministers, and 16 Regional Ministers, bringing the total number of Ministers to 46, eight of which are women – six ministers and two Regional Ministers.
But below is what social media users had to say about the appointment.
After the PDS, Agyapa and using DATA bank instead of a state-owned bank in loan deals, Nana Addo still wants to retain Ken Ofori Atta as the finance minister? Really?— Mary Banks (@MBanks133) January 21, 2021
Let’s see whether the NDC MPs on the appointments committee think about Ghana, or “Politicians are friends.” pic.twitter.com/ygQtGeEigJ
Akufo-Addo’s nominees for Ministers and Regional Ministers-designate— Kwaku O.🇬🇭 (@kwakurafiki2) January 21, 2021
50% will not make it through 😂
Hon. Isaac Asiamah has left the Sports Ministry without telling us who Hamdan is .— Abdul Muhaimin Fusein (@Mister_Glen) January 21, 2021
Hamdan the Purse Holder 😂😂😂
Isaac Asiamah gone, Mustapha Yusif rewarded for his work at NSS. Isaac Asiamah’s wish was to leave the Sports Ministry and Akufo-Addo has listened to him.— SonOfTheWoman (@PerezErzoah) January 21, 2021
Ministers and Regional ministers designate. Let’s make history pic.twitter.com/E61oMcUuUO— Habour Sika⚓🇬🇭 (@melo_mylo) January 21, 2021
Ministers who have exited!— Nii Larte Lartey (@lartelartey) January 21, 2021
Gloria Akuffo (Attorney General)
Halima Mahama (Local Govt)
Atta Akyea (Works & Housing)
Isaac Asiamah (Sports)
Asomah Cheremeh (Lands)
Afoley Quaye (Fisheries)
Cynthia Morrison (Gender)
Kofi Dzamesi (Chieftaincy)
The Chieftaincy Ministry no need and why do we need two works and housing Ministers?— The Fundamentals (@KojoNketsia) January 21, 2021
Talking about coming to focus on housing deficit issues…
What will the actual Minister be doing??
And Hawa Koomson stays in power??interesting
Hawa Koomson should not be rewarded for her thuggery. She shd not be Minister.— Che🇬🇭🇳🇬🇬🇧 (@CheEsquire) January 21, 2021
Dear NDC MPs,— EKOW DJAN (@EkowDjan_) January 21, 2021
Should Hawa Koomson, Ursula Owusu, Ken Ofori Atta and Dominic Nitiwul sail through vetting, we will advise ourselves.
Isaac Asiamah no longer. The reasons go beyond his work at the Ministry. https://t.co/ipTZVlnqIH— #TheNabilaShow (@Muftawu_Nabila) January 21, 2021
Wallahi: Reject Peter Amewu, Hawa Koomson and Madam Ursula Owusu to prove your patriotism to mother Ghana.— JACOB ASUFOLIM (@JAsufolim) January 21, 2021
Me: May God punish any MP who attempt to favour Hawa Koomson from the NDC side. Remember the blood on her hands.
Let our NDC mps in the appointment committee be aware that we are watching them 25 hours a day. They should not accept bribes from the nominees and approve them.— Gideon (@Dejoh36) January 21, 2021
No be small bribes this NDC MPs go take😂😂😂😂.— Stakes_Gh (@dada_ba_Unusual) January 21, 2021
Qualification di333 plenty pic.twitter.com/5lCoU063uQ
NDC MPs, please promise us that you will seek justice for all our fallen heroes who were killed by a dictator and his clans & the over 6M Ghanaians who voted for the party by not approving ministers as OforiAtta, Hawa,Ursula,Nitiwul Amewu, Dapaah #Parliament #Ghana #ndc @JDMahama— Gina (@ginahorlu) January 21, 2021