Freda Prempeh replaces Cecilia Dapaah as Sanitation minister

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President AKufo-addo has appointed the Member of Parliament for Tano North and Minister of State at the Presidency, Madam Freda Prempeh, as the replacement for Cecilia Abena Dapaah. Her appointment was announced by Eugene Arhin, the Director of Communication at the Presidency, in a statement on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.

“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed the Minister of State at the Presidency and Member of Parliament for Tano North, Hon. Freda Prempeh, as the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources. She takes over from Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, whose letter of resignation, dated Saturday, 22nd July 2023, was accepted by the President on Saturday, 22. July 2023.”

Madam Freda Prempeh replaces the embattled Cecilia Dapaah, who is currently being investigated by the Office of the Special Prosecutor and the Ghana Police Service after it emerged she was keeping large sums of money at home. The money was subsequently stolen by her house helps, who, along with three others, are currently standing trial.

Also, the president reshuffled two Deputy Ministers at the Ministry of Roads and Highways and Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, respectively.

President Akufo-Addo, in consultation with the Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and Roads and Highways, respectively, has also appointed the Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways and Member of Parliament for Afigya Sekyere East, Hon. Mavis Nkansah Boadu, as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and Member of Parliament for Tatale/Sanguli, Hon. Thomas Mbomba, as Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways.

A statement for the Presidency announcing the appointment of Freda Prempeh as Sanitation Minister

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