President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced he will present to Parliament his list of appointed persons for the various ministries.
The President says his appointees including deputy ministers will not exceed 85 persons.
For the regional ministries, there would be no deputies.
Only 8 women have been appointed, a statement issued by the Communications Director said.
Seven ministries, namely Aviation, Business Development, Inner City and Zongo Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Planning, Regional Re-organisation and Development, and the Special Development Initiatives have been realigned.
The Office of the Senior Minister has also been abolished.
Also, the President has hinted at plans to appoint a Minister in Charge of Public Enterprises, who will be operating directly under the Office of the President and not a Ministry.
The Minister will oversee a major restructuring of the entire state-owned enterprises’ sector to improve productivity, the statement added.
Meanwhile, the Inner City and Zongo Development Ministry will be brought under the Office of President with a coordinator appointed to supervise.
Read the full statement below