Top Minister Axed From Ghana Cabinet

AlhajiGhana’s President John Mahama has axed Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda from Cabinet.

This came to light when an amended list of Cabinet ministers was presented to Parliament today replacing him with the Power Minister Dr Kwabena Donkor.

According to a release from the office of the executive secretary to the President, and signed by the Cabinet Secretary, Roger Asuwine excluded that of the Works and Housing Minister.

The new list brings to closure the controversy over the violation of the constitution by the presidency when it first presented a bloated number of Cabinet Ministers.

The previous list presented to Parliament had 20 Cabinet Ministers which included the Power and Water Resources Works and Housing Ministries, a situation which provoked controversy on the floor of the House.

Below is the new Cabinet list presented to Parliament:

Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Roads and Highways

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Power

Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Communications

Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation

Ministry of Petroleum

Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General Department

Ministry of Transport

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources

Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration

Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development

Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection

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