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General News of Monday, 25 January 2010

Source: GNA

President Mills reshuffles Ministers

Accra, Jan. 25, GNA - President John Evans Atta Mills on Monday reshuffled his Cabinet.
A statement from the Office of the President on Monday signed by Mr. Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokesperson said Mr. Martin Amidu, had been appointed Minister-designate for the Interior; Mr. John Tia replaces Mrs. Zita Okai-Koi as Minister-designate for Information, whilst Mrs. Okai-Koi becomes the new Minister for Tourism.
Mr. Enoch Teye Mensah as Minister-designate for Employment and Social Welfare, whilst Mr. Stephen Amoanor Kwao moves to the Office of the President as Minister of State and Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin, Majority Leader replaces Mr. Albert Abongo as Minister-designate for Water Resources, Works and Housing.
Others are Mrs. Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Ministry of Women and Children's Affairs, whilst Ms Akua Sena Dansua becomes the new Minister for Youth and Sports; Mr. Moses Magbenba replaces Mr. S.S. Nanyina as Northern Regional Minister-designate; Mr. John Gyetuah, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry moves to the Office of the President as Minister of State-designate and Mr. Mahama Ayariga, Deputy Minister-designate for Trade and Industry. Mr. Inusah Abdulai Fuseini replaces Dr. Kwabena Donkor as Deputy Minister-designate for Energy; Mr. Nasamu Asabigi, Deputy Minister-designate for the Northern Region.
The statement said Mr. Cletus Avoka, former Minister of the Interior and Mr. Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo, former Minister of Youth and Sports are to be re-assigned whilst Alhaji Iddi Saani is to be replaced as Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing. 25 Jan. 10