Charles Adu-Boahen, a former Deputy Finance Minister has been elevated to the position of Minister of State at the Finance Ministry.
He is said to have closely worked with the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, in the first term of President Akufo-Addo regime and excelled, a situation that triggered his promotion.
Media reports had stated that the decision to make the Chemical Engineer turned Investment Banker a Minister of State is strategic to assist the country’s fight to rebuild her economy after the impact of covid-19 pandemic.
Additionally, his elevation was seen as a vote of confidence in the son of late Professor Albert Adu- Boahen, a former Presidential candidate of the ruling NPP.
Other appointees are Abena Osei-Asare and John Kumah, both Deputy Ministers of Finance.
For Trade and Industry, the new Deputy Ministers are Herbert Krapa, Michael Okyere Baafi and Nana Dokua Asiamah.
Mohammed Amin Adam and William Owuraku Aidoo retained their positions as Deputy Ministers of Energy, while Andrew Agyapa Mercer is a new addition.