resident Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Lariba Zuweira Abudu as Minister designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection.
A statement issued by the Jubilee House and signed by Director of Communication, Mr. Eugene Arhin said this is “in accordance with article 78 of the Constitution. Her appointment is subject to the
approval of Parliament.”
Madam Lariba Zuweira Abudu is also the Member of Parliament for Walewale.
The statement further disclosed that “Pursuant to article 79 of the Constitution, President Akufo-Addo has also nominated Hon. Francisca Oteng Mensah, Member of Parliament for Kwabre East, as Deputy Minister designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, subject to the approval of Parliament.”
“The President is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the approval of his nominees for this important Ministry, so they can assist in the effective delivery of his mandate for his second term in office,” the statement concluded.