The list for Ministerial positions is coming in thick and fast as the second batch of Ministers has been announced by the Speaker of Parliament.
For the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts, Madam Catherine Afeku has been touted to commandeer the role, leaving the position of the Deputy under severe contention.
Checks by this website, www.entertainmengh.com prove that, in the very tight race for the Deputy Minister job, legendary movie producer, Socrate Safo is in a comfortable lead to assume the role.
According to sources close to the Presidency, Socrate is warding off contention from the likes of Kwadwo Antwi (marketer), Juliet Asante (movie producer/director) and Akwasi Agyemang (CEO- Global Media Alliance).
Socrate Safo comes to the job with immense support from major players within the Creative Arts Ministry.
He is the co-convenor of the Creative Arts for Change, was instrumental in the drafting of the Creative Arts Policy for the New Patriotic Party and was a pivot in the camapaign to make Nana Akufo-Addo President.
He has vast knowledge and skill in all aspects of the industry and has been an influential figure in the domain for more than 3 decades.
Below is the full list announced by the Speaker of Parliament:
1.Dr Akoto Osei – Minister, Monitoring and Evaluation
2.Dan Botwe – Minister Regional Reorganisation and Special Projects
3. John Peter Amewu – Lands and Forestry
4.Otiko Djaba – Gender and Social Protection
5.Ignatius Baffour Awuah – Employment and Labour Relations
6.Kwaku Ofori Asiamah – Transport
7.Joe Ghartey – Railways Development
8. Kwesi Amoako Atta – Roads and Highways
9.Ursula Owusu – Communications
10. Kofi Adda – Water Resources and Sanitation
11. Atta Akyea – Works and Housing
12. Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng – Environment,Science and Technology
EnterGhana.com | Credit: Entertainmentgh.com | Socrate Safo is on course for Deputy Minister for Creative Arts