Earlier reports tipping the outgone Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, for nomination by President Akufo-Addo for the same portfolio in his list of ministerial nominations has been confirmed, Tungsung Radio can report.
This was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Eugene Arhin, the acting Director of Communications at the office of the President, nominating 46 people for various ministerial positions and sent to the speaker of parliament for approval pending vetting.
Mr. Eugene Arhin had earlier issued a statement indicating the President’s resolve not to have more than 85 Ministers in his second term of office, a complete departure from his initial 110 ministers in his first term of office that ended up reaching 126 ministers.
The nomination of Dr. Hafiz comes despite a strong opposition from a section of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in some constituencies in the region against his renomination for the position, who levelled many allegations against him.
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Source: Tungsung News Room.