Awal, Mustapha And Freda To Be Vetted Today
The Appointments Committee of Parliament will today Thursday continue hearings to vet the nominees of the President Akufo Addo for various ministerial roles. The Minister designate for the Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, Awal Mohammed, the Minister Designate for the Tourism and Freda Prempeh the Minister Designate for the Works and the Housing will take turns before the
Committee to be vetted. Mustapha Ussif served as the Executive Director of the National Service Scheme in President Akufo Addo’s first term. Mr Awal Mohammed previously also served as the Minister for the Business Development, which was a new portfolio. Madam Freda Prempeh was previously a Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection. Though she also has the
same portfolio as Mr Francis Asenso, the presidency clarified that her portfolio will be as a minister of state. The Appointments Committee will end the week by vetting Mr Ebenezer Kojo Kum, the Minister Designate for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs; Alan Kyerematen, the Minister-m Designate for Trade and Industry and Kwabena Okyere Darko, the Mensah Minister-Designate for Western Region.