Sports Minister, Mahama Ayariga has been kicked out of the sports ministry in President Mahama’s latest ministerial reshuffle.
Mr Ayariga has been moved to the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, with Minister of State at the Presidency, Alhaji Dr. Mustapha Ahmed (MP) taking over as Minister for Youth and Sports.
A statement signed by Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, also announced Health Minister Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah as the new Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing.
Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu has been assigned to the Presidency as a Minister of State.
The President has also reassigned the Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda Member of Parliament (MP), to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.
The statement also announced the President’s nomination of Deputy Minister for Defence, Alex Segbefia as Minister for Health and the headmaster of Tepa Senior High School, Peter Anarfi-Mensah, as Ashanti Regional Minister.
Member of Parliament for Juabeso, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, has been nominated as a Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources to replace Ebenezer Okletey Teye Larbi (MP).
The following have also been nominated as Deputy Ministers of State: Samuel Yaw Adusei- Water Resources, Works and Housing Kenneth Gilbert Adjei- Defence.