President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has accepted the resignation of Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister for Food and Agriculture.
This was after the Minister personally presented his letter of resignation to the President at Jubilee House on Tuesday, 10th January 2023.
In a press statement issued by the Communications Director at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, President Akufo-Addo “conveyed his sincere gratitude to Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for his service to government and the nation and wished him the best of luck in his future endeavours.”
The President has, subsequently, asked the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson, Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, “to act as caretaker Minister at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture until a substantive replacement is made.”
Rex Mainoo Yeboah, ISD