General News of Tuesday, 26 January 2010
Source: Daily Searchlight
For the first time in the times gone by of the fourth republican constitution, a woman has been appointed to head the controversial and mafia prone Ministry of Youth and Sports.
In President Mills' first reshuffle, Ms. Akua Sena Dansua, a trained journalist has been appointed the Minister responsible for Youth and Sports.
The current Minister of Information, Zita Okaikoi, is heading for the Tourism Ministry where she would be out of the inky fraternity to cool off. She replaces current Tourism Minister, Juliana Azumah Mensah who is also the MP for Ho East. Hon Azumah Mensah is moving to the Women and Children's Ministry. Hon. Alban Bagbin who like Hon Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo pissed in has been appointed the new Minister of Works and Housing to replace Hon. Albert Bongo from Bongo.
Old horse Hon E.T Mensah who lobbied for the Local Government Ministry last year is now the Minister of Social Welfare and Employment One time morning show host and a flop at the information ministry James Agyenim Boateng has been appointed Deputy Spokesperson at the Presidency.
The rest are John Tia as Minister of Information, Martin Amidu as Interior Minister, Mahama Ayariga who called senior journalists very close to the President to know whether he would secure a new job when it became imminent that his current position was going as Deputy Trade Minister.
Inusah Fuseini becomes the Deputy Energy Minister replacing Dr. Kwabena Donkor who was the one in charge of loading fuel at the country’s only refinery. The majority now has new a face with Hon. Cletus Avorka as Majority leader in parliament, Hon. Rashid Pelpuo as Dep. Majority leader The position of a Presidential spokesperson has been scrapped in President Mills' new Ministerial structure with the Minister of Information will now speak for the Presidency.