Exclusive: Godfred Dame elevated, Ussif to head Sports Ministry


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated former Deputy Minister Hon. Godfred Dame to the position of Attorney General.

Dame’s elevation comes after he received several plaudits for his impressive legal victory over Tsatsu Tsikata in the Supreme Court case which saw the apex court dismiss the injunction placed on the swearing-in of Hohoe MP-elect John Peter Amewu by the Ho High Court.

In a latest list of nominations sighted by AccurateNewsGH, former boss of the National Service Scheme(NSS) and MP for Yagba Kubori Hon. Mustapha Ussif is set to replace Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah as Minister for Youth and Sports.

Former Minister for Business Development Dr. Mohammed Awal nominated as Minister for Tourism with Dr. Adam Amin Anta set to retain his position as Deputy Minister for Energy.

Dr Barhama Imoro Anyars who contested as MP for the Tamale Central Constituency has been nominated as Northern Regional Minister with Mr. Steven Yakubu also named as Upper East Regional Minister-Designate.

The President is set to announce these appointments in the coming days as he begins his second term in office.

Below is the full list:

Hon. Godfred Dame – Attorney General

Hon. Mustapha Ussif (MP) – Minister for Youth and Sports

Dr. Mohammed Awal – Tourism Minister

Dr. Adam Amin Anta – Deputy Energy Minister

Dr. Barhama Imoro Anyars – Northern Regional Minister

Steven Yakubu – Upper East Regional Minister


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