President Akufo-Addo’s chosen people for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto and Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie will confront Parliament’s Appointments Committee today, Friday, February 19, 2021.
The two will expect to be endorsed by the panel to serve in President Akufo-Addo’s subsequent term.
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto was the Minister for Food and Agriculture in Nana Akufo-Addo’s initial term thus will have a second chance at the service whenever endorsed.
The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation candidate, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie as of not long ago was the Minister of State accountable for all state possessed ventures.
That arrangement followed the meeting up of all state claimed endeavors under one umbrella body called the State Interest and Governance Authority (SIGA).
He was entrusted with the work of pivoting the fortunes of state possessed ventures and diminish loses.
About Dr. Afriyie Akoto
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto is an alum of the University of Ghana, Legon, where he got a Bachelor of Science certificate in Agriculture.
He facilitated his schooling at the University of Cambridge, England, where he acquired a Master of Science in Agric Economics, and in 1985 got a Ph.D. in Agric Economics.
He filled in as an Economist, Senior Economist, Principal Economist and Chief Economic Advisor over a time of 18 years at the International Coffee Organization (ICO), London, England.
He likewise filled in as an expert to the World Bank, United Nations on Soft Commodities (Cocoa, Coffee, and Sugar).
From 1995 to 2008, he was the CEO of Goldcrest Commodities Limited, and the CEO of Plantation Resources Limited.
He is a two-term Member of Parliament for Kwadaso, and, while in Parliament, from 2009 to 2013, was the Deputy Ranking Member for Committee on Food and Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs. He is hitched with 8 youngsters.
About Dr. Kwaku Afriyie
Brought into the world on July 7, 1954, he acquired a MB CBH from the University of Ghana Medical School and a Master of Public Health from Tulane University, New Orleans, U.S.A.
He is a Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Kwaku Afryie was the Managing Director of Afriyie Frame from 1990 to 2016 and the Managing Director of Greenshield Hospital from 1994 to 2014.
The reviewing procedures will be live on Citi FM and Citi TV just as the entirety of our online media handles.