Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries

PoliticalComments31 Aug, 2018
Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries

Ghana is a country led by a President who appoints different people to serve as ministers in different capacities. Nana Addo Dankwa, the current president came up with the following list of ministers to help him during his tenure in office. 


The Senior Minister

Yaw Osafo Maafo, given the duty to oversee and coordinate all ministries. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Energy Minister 

Boakye Agyarko, given the responsibility of energy production and policy affairs in c sector

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Education Minister 

Dr Matthew Opuku Prempeh, in charge of all educational services and policy formulation in Ghana’s education sector

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Communication Minister 

Ursula Owusu- Ekuful charged with regulating communication institutions in the country.  

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Trade and Industry Minister 

Alan Kyerematen, with the responsibility of forming policies for controlling both Ghana’s internal and external trade

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries



Agriculture Minister 

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, responsible for food security through farming policies in the country. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Youth and Sports Minister

Isaac Kwame Asiamah charged with the responsibility of taking care of sporting activities in Ghana. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Transport Minister

Ofori Asiamah tasked with the maintenance and oversight of infrastructural projects and transport means. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Lands and Natural Resource Minister

John Peter Amewu dealing with the sustainable land resources management including wildlife and natural phenomena.

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Foreign Affairs Minister

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey taking care of all diplomatic duties and addressing issues of Ghanaian citizens living abroad. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Works and Housing Minister

Samuel Attta Akyea tasked with controlling all Ghana development projects done by the government

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Defense Minister

Dominic Nitiwul, responsible for security and peace matters of the nation particularly in responding to security threats. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Planning Minister

Prof. Gyan Baffour charged with heading all systematic planning activities for sustainable development relating to the environment. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Information Minister

Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, heading the communication of government programs and policies to the citizens educating them on government policies.

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Finance Minister

Ken Ofori Atta in charge of budgetary preparation for each fiscal year with details of government revenue and expenditure.

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Employment and Social Welfare Minister

Ignatius Baffour Awuah responsible for bridging unemployment and social welfare policy formulation. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries



Business Development Minister

Ibrahim Awal Mohammed charged with the business strategies formation and fueling startups into excellence. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Aviation Minister

Cecilia Dapaah charged with administering licenses to aviation businesses and training centers and regulating them.  

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister

Naa Afoley Quaye tasked with creating awareness on aquaculture and Fisheries to boost food security in Ghana. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Environment, Science and Technology Minister

Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng overseeing all scientific researches in technology with an objective of conserving the environment

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Special Development Initiatives Minister

Mavis Hawa Koomson, given the responsibility to oversee the country’s development programs

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Railways Development Minister

Joe Ghartey tasked with railway systems development and maintenance.  

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Local Government Minister

Hajia Alima Mahama, given the responsibility to oversee all major governmental projects by various ministries in the country

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister

Catherine Akefu, dealing with policies on market arts, culture and tourism 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister

Kofi Dzamesi, tasked with promoting the relationship between traditional authorities and local government. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Parliamentary Affairs Minister

Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsou given the responsibility of handling daily parliament functions. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Health Minister

Kwaku Agyemang Manu responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of Ghana’s health sector alongside the social welfare of workers in the sector.

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


Gender and Social Protection Minister

Otiko Afisa Djaba tasked with addressing social injustices done against the people of the land. 

Names of Current Ministers in Ghana and Their Ministries


These are the people serving as ministers in the current Ghanaian Government



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Hello, It good to work with such ministers and we hope they are not going to disappoint us in this country!

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