Names Of Current Ministers In Ghana And Their Roles

Listed below are the names of Ghanaian ministers under the cabinet of H.E President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa, (Updated July 30 2018).

Minister of Trade and Industry – Alan Kyerematen
In charge of forming of policies that provide principles that control the internal and external trade of Ghana. Assisted by his deputies Carlos Kingsley and Robert Lindsey.

Minister of Energy – Boakye Agyarko
In charge of energy production in Ghana. Helps in formulation of governmental policies that guide the energy sector in Ghana. Assisted by deputy Owuraka Aidoo.

Minister of Defense – Dominic Nitiwul
In charge of ensuring peace and security is attained in the country. Providing security responses in the country and neutralizing various threats to security.

Minister of Education – Dr. Matthew Opuku Prempeh
Head of all educational services in Ghana. Helps in formulation of policies that improve the status of education in the country.

Minister of Agriculture – Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto
In charge of maintaining food security in the country. Introduces new farming techniques to farmers to increase food production in Ghana.

Minister of Youth and Sports – Isaac Kwame Asiamah
In charge of all sports activities in Ghana. Organizes sporting events in the country to bring youth across the country together.

Minister of Lands and Natural Resource – John Peter Amewu
In charge of sustainable management of land resources such as natural phenomena and wildlife. Controls activities that are involved in extraction of the resources.

Minister of Communication – Ursula Owusu- Ekuful 
Regulates all communication institutions in Ghana like telecommunication, broadcasting and print media.

Minister of Foreign Affairs – Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey
Head of all diplomatic duties and serves the interest and complains of Ghanaian citizens living in foreign countries.

Minister of Works and Housing – Minister Samuel Attta Akyea
Controls of all the development projects in Ghana that have been undertaken by the national development.

Minister of Planning – Prof. Gyan Baffour
Head of all systematic planning activities that ensure sustainable development with regard to the environment.

Minister of Transport – Ofori Asiamah
In charge of maintenance of infrastructural projects and oversight of all transport means in Ghana. Also form transport rules and regulations to ensure safety on roads.

Minister of Information – Mustapha Abdul-Hamid
Head of communicating government policies and programs to Ghanaian citizens. They educate citizens on new policies issued by the Government.

Minister of Health – Kwaku Agyemang Manu
In charge of maintain and improving the health sector in Ghana. Takes care of the social welfare of health workers in the country.

Minister of Finance – Ken Ofori Atta
Head of preparing the budget for every fiscal year. Calculates the total amount the government made in a year. Allocates financial resources to various departments.

Minister of Employment and Social Welfare – Ignatius Baffour Awuah
In charge of bridging unemployment disparities and policy formulation of social welfare systems of Ghanaians. Creation of job opportunities for the unemployed citizens.

Minister of Business Development – Ibrahim Awal Mohammed
Formation of business strategies and turning startups into successful business ventures with relation to business growth in Ghana. Ibrahim Awal, minister of business development.

Minister of Aviation – Hon. Cecilia Dapaah
Administering licenses to all aviation schools and businesses. Regulating laws concerning aviation rules.

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture – Naa Afoley Quaye
Creation of awareness of fisheries and aquaculture as a business venture and a tool in helping increase food security in Ghana.

Minister of Environment, Science and Technology – Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng
Head of all scientific researches in Ghana in the field of technology with aim to conserve the environment through sustainable development.

Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation – Koddi Adda
Provision of water and sanitation services in Ghana. Protects all available water resources and ecosystems from human sabotage.

Minister of Railways Development – Joe Ghartey
In charge of all development and maintenance of railway systems in Ghana. Repairing of ruined railway systems.

Minister of Local Government – Hajia Alima Mahama
In charge of oversight of all major governmental projects carried by different ministries in Ghana to ensure that they are completed on time.

Minister of Local Government Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious – Affairs Kofi Dzamesi
Fostering the relationship between the local government and traditional authorities in Ghana to ensure they both work together.

Minister of Special Development Initiatives – Mavis Hawa Koomson
Oversight of development programs in the country with regards to increasing the development of Ghana in special fields.

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs – Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsou
In charge of handling of day-to-day functions of the parliament and fostering the relationship between the two houses of Parliament in order to act together to improve service delivery to all Ghanaians.

Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo
In charge of oversight and co-ordination of other ministries in delivering efficient services to all Ghanaian citizens.

Minister of Gender and Social Protection – Otiko Afisa Djaba
In charge of all social injustices committed against any Ghanaian citizens that’s violates their rights. Also crimes against a specific gender.

Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture – Catherine Akefu
Formulation of policies that market arts, culture and tourism industry. Creating incentives to increase the tourism industry.

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