Sketches of wings of government in Parliament

 

Released by:

Speaker of the Parliament
Parliament House, Accra
Tel. 233-21-668514
Email: parclerk@ghana.com
Website: Official Site
 

Speaker of Parliament: Ebenezer Begyina Sekyi-Hughes

First Deputy Speaker: Freddy Blay

Second Deputy Speaker: Alhaji Malik Yakubu Alhassan

Majority Leader: Felix Owusu-Agyapong

Deputy Majority Leader: Abraham Osei-Aidoo

Chief Whip: Mr Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu

Deputy Chief Whip: Mr Kobina Okerchiri

Second Deputy Chief Whip: Mrs Gifty Eugenia Kusi

Minority Leader: Alban Bagbin

Deputy Minority Leader: Edward Doe Ajaho

Minority Chief Whip: John Tia

Dep. Minority Chief Whip: E. T. Mensah

2nd Dep. Minority Chief Whip: Akua Dansoah 

 

LEADERSHIP IN PARLIAMENT

Majority Leader

Hon. Felix Owusu-Adjapong

Minority Leader

Hon Alban S. K. Bagbin

Deputy Majority Leader

Hon Abraham Ossei Aidooh

Deputy Minority Leader

Hon Edward K. Doe Adjaho

Majority Chief Whip

Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

Minority Chief Whip

Hon John A. Tia

First Majority Whip

Hon  Kwabena A. Okerchiri

First Minority Whip

Hon Enoch T. Mensah

Second Majority Whip

 Hon Gifty Eugenia Kusi (Mrs)

Second Minority Whip

Hon Akua Sena Dansua

 

 

OVERVIEW OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN PARLIAMENT (January 2006)

Region

GCPP

NDC

CPP

PNC

UGM

NRP

NPP

IND

Total

Western Region

-

8

2

-

-

-

12

-

22

Central Region

-

2

1

-

-

-

16

-

19

Greater Accra

-

11

-

-

-

-

16

-

27

Volta

-

21

-

-

-

-

1

-

22

Eastern

-

6

-

-

-

-

22

-

28

Ashanti

-

3

-

-

-

-

36

-

39

Brong Ahafo

-

10

-

-

-

-

14

-

24

Northern

-

17

-

-

-

-

8

1

26

Upper East

-

9

-

2

-

-

2

-

13

Upper West

-

7

-

2

-

-

1

-

10

Total

-

94

3

4

-

-

128

1

230

 

CPP - Convention Peoples Party

GCPP - Great Consolidated Peoples Party
NDC - National Democratic Congress

IND - Independent Candidates
PNC - Peoples National Convention

NPP - New Patriotic Party / Ruling government's party

NRP - National Reform Party
UGM - United Ghana Movement

 

 

Cabinet Ministers

Justice & Attonery General

Joe Ghartey

National Security Advisor

Francis K. Poku

Defence

Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor (MP, Manhyia)

Parliamentary Affairs

Felix Owusu-Adjapong (MP, Akim Swedru)

Foreign Affairs, Regional Coop & NEPAD

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (MP Abuakwa)

Interior

Albert Kan Dapaah (MP, Sekondi)

Local Government & Rural Development

Stephen Asamoah Boateng

Education & Sports

Papa Owusu Ankomah(MP, Sekondi)

Food & Agriculture

Ernest Debrah (MP, Tano North)

Water Resources, Work & Housing

Hackman Owusu Agyeman (MP, New Juabeng North)

Health

Major (rtd) Courage Quashigah

Energy

Joseph Ada 

Lands, Forestry and Mines

Prof. Dominic Fobih (MP, Assin South)

Trade Industry and PSI

Allan Kyeremanteng

Women and Children Affairs

Hajia Alima Mahama (MP, Nalerigu/Gambaga)

Tourism & Diasporan Affairs

Jake Obestsebi-Lamptey

Finance and Economic Planning

Kwadwo Baah Wiredu (MP, Asante Akim North)

Non-Cabinet Ministers

Communications and Technology

Prof. Mike Ocquaye (MP, Dome Kwabenya

Ports, Harbours & Railwsays

Christopher Ameyaw Ekumfi

Information and National Orientation

Kwamena Bartels MP Ablekuma South

Manpower, Youth and Employment

Boniface Abubakr Siddique

Aviation

Gloria Akuffo

Fisheries

Glady Asmah (MP,  Takoradi)

Transportation

Felix Owusu Adjapong (Acting) Majority Leader

Chieftaincy Affairs

S.K. Boafo (MP, Subin)

Ministers of State

Minister of State

Theresa Tagoe,

Minister of State

Elizabeth Ekua Ohene

Minister of State

Charles Bintim

Minister Public Sector Reform

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom

Minister of State

Kwadjo Adjei Darko

Secretaryto the President x

D.K. Osei

Chief of staff

Kwadwo Okyere Mpiani

Press Secretary to the President & Government Spokesman

Andrew Awuni

   

Council of state

The Council of State, a important body of prominent citizens of proven character, who advice the President on national issues. It is analogous to the Council of Elders in the traditional political system.

2004

1.   Naa Thomas Tia Sulemana, Zosali-Na

2.   Alhaji Alhassan Bin-Salih, a Retired Principal Secretary

3.   Mr Clement K. Tedam, a Former Minister and Educationist

4.   Mr A.K. Deku, a Former Commissioner of Police (CID)

5.   Mr Kwasi Armah, a Former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) and a Barrister-at-Law.

6.   Nana Otuo Siribour II, Paramount Chief of Asante-Juaben Traditional Area and a Former Lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,(KNUST),

7.   The Most Rev Dr Samuel Asante-Antwi, Immediate-Past Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana

8.   Professor Adzei Bekoe, a renowned Scientist and Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana

9.   Major-General Edwin Sam, Former Chief of Defence Staff

10.  Mr Kwaku Kyei, Former Inspector General of Police

11.  Odeneho Gyapong Ababio, Paramount Chief of Sefwi-Bekwai Traditional Area and President of the National House of Chiefs

12.  Madam Ama Bame Busia, a Former Principal Domestic Bursar, University of Ghana, Legon

13.  Mrs Gifty Afenyi-Dadzie, Immediate-Past President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and a Member of the Media Commission

14.  Mrs Cecilia Bannerman, a Former Minister of Mines.

15.  Regional representatives to the Council: Togbe Kpangbatriku III, Paramount Chief of Dodome Traditional Area for the Volta Region; Professor Naa Sebiyam Nabila for Northern Region; Mr Michael Kwadwo Adusah, a Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police for Brong Ahafo Region and Mr Francis Asianab Afoko, a Businessman for Upper East Region.

The others were Mr Paul Kwabena Damoah, an Agriculturist for Western Region; Mr Fredrick Guggisberg Yaw Ofori-Atta, an Industrial Relations Practitioner, for Eastern Region and Mr Benjamin Asonaba Dapaah, Transport Owner, for Ashanti Region.

The rest were Kuoro Kuri-Buktie Limann IV, Paramount Chief of Gwollu Traditional Area for Upper West Region; Mr Ato Essuman, a Management Consultant for Central Region and Mr John Sackah Addo, Former Governor of the Bank of Ghana for Greater Accra Region.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   



 

 

 

61 parcels of cocaine arrest at Tema Habour

 

Accra, May 20, Ghanadot - A combined team of personnel from the Tema Regional Police Command, National Security, Customs, Excise & Preventive Service (CEPS), Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) and security department of the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority .... More

 

African countries call for 25 years moratorium to strengthen local industries before signing the EPAs

Accra, May 20, Ghanadot - A Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) encompassing West African and EU is expected to be signed later this year,
......More

   

Abudu Family demands removal of Northern Regional Minister

Tamale, May 20, Ghanadot/GNA - The Abudu Royal Family of Dagbon has called on President John Evans Atta Mills to remove Mr. Stephen Sumani Nayina from office as Northern Regional Minister.

 ..More 

 

Rawlings says Ghana inspires many countries

Accra, May 20, Ghanadot/GNA Former President Jerry John Rawlings has observed that directions taken by countries such as Ghana have served as a source of inspiration to many countries in Africa and beyond.
....More

 
   
  ABC, Australia
FOXNews.com
The EastAfrican, Kenya
African News Dimensions
Chicago Sun Times
The Economist
Reuters World
CNN.com - World News
All Africa Newswire
Google News
The Guardian, UK
Africa Daily
IRIN Africa
The UN News
Daily Telegraph, UK
Daily Nation, East Africa
BBC Africa News, UK
Legal Brief Africa
The Washington Post
BusinessInAfrica
Mail & Guardian, S. Africa
The Washington Times
Voice of America
CBSnews.com
New York Times
Vanguard, Nigeria
Christian Science Monitor
News24.com
Yahoo/Agence France Presse
 
  SPONSORSHIP AD HERE  
 
    Announcements
Debate
Commentary
Ghanaian Paper
Health
Market Place
News
Official Sites
Pan-African Page
Personalities
Reviews
Social Scene
Sports
Travel
 
    Currency Converter
Educational Opportunities
Job Opening
FYI
 
 

ThisWeekGhana.com becomes
GhanaDot.com
October 1, 2006

Remember to spell the D-O-T
before the dot com

 
Send This Page To A Friend:

The Profile Africa Media Group