Akufo-Addo Sacks Adwoa Safo As From Her Ministerial Position


President Akufo-Addo has sacked Sarah Adwoa Safo as the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection with immediate effect.

This was contained in a press statement issued by the Presidency on Thursday, July 28, under the signature of the Communications Director, Eugene Arhin.

According to the statement, President Akufo-Addo did so under Article 81(a) of the 1992 Constitution.

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Statement from the Presidency
“In accordance with Article 81(a) of the Constitution, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revoked the appointment of Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, Member of Parliament for Dome- Kwabenya, as Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, with immediate effect’” a portion of the statement read.

The statement added that,” the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, will continue to act as the Caretaker Minister, until such a time that President Akufo-Addo appoints a substantive Minister.”

Earlier today, Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin deferred the decision on the fate of Sarah Adwoa Safo as a Dome-Kwabenya MP.