Who replaces Alan Kyeremanten as the New Year’s government shakeup looms?

Following the resignation of Trade Minister Alan Kojo Kyerematen from the government, there is intense lobbying last minute as a new year. rearrange looms.

Prior to Alan Kyerematen’s resignation, sources had told MyNewsGh.com that the Trade Minister would be affected by the upcoming reshuffle anyway, along with Agriculture Minister Dr Afriyie Akoto.

Ahead of the shakeup, the president has been said to be looking at close options to replace Alan Kyeremanten with insiders lobbying for Herbert Krapa.

Sources told MyNewsGh.com that Herbert Krapa was smuggled onto the list of deputy ministers in 2021 at the last minute to replace Yendi MP as “the eyes and ears of Akufo-Addo” at the Ministry of Commerce as an MP.

Before that, Herbert Krapa, who is a “little boy” of Gabby Otchere-Darko, had been appointed deputy chief executive of the National Petroleum Authority to work with Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid.

While the powers of Jubilee House are putting pressure on Krapa through Gabby, Asylum Down wants a new face to replace Alan as minister instead of recycling the same people.

Akufo-Addo is reportedly keeping his decision close to his chest but asked each side to submit their options for him to see what they have already done.

Credible sources within the jad government headquarters told MyNewsGh.com in December that Akufo-Addo was planning a major reorganization that would affect the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Headquarters, the Ministry of Fisheries, the Ministry of health. and Lands and Natural Resources among others.

Agriculture Minister Dr. Afriyie Akoto is said to be reluctant to resign and will be affected by the reshuffle.

MyNewsGh.com later learned that the Sports Minister also faces an uphill battle to keep his post, as the President has not been impressed with his performance.

Ofori-Atta, Kan-Dapaah, Nitiwul, Dery, Ayorkor Botchwey to stay

In December last year, we reported that a new face was expected to replace Employment and Industrial Relations Minister Ignatius Baffuor Awuah, who, according to the source, will be reassigned from the labor front where the government expects a lot of pressure this year for next year. it’s an election year.

While many people, including 90 NPP MPs, hope that President Akufo-Addo will also appoint a new finance minister to replace Ken Ofori-Atta, the source said “the president will not touch Mr. Ofori-Atta for now. “until the entire IMF program is finished. finished”

“The president was already impressed with the record-time negotiation of the personnel agreement by Ofori-Atta and his team and by April 2023, the entire agreement should be resolved.”

There is intense lobbying over who can keep their jobs and who will be fired or reassigned as the NPP is set to announce a roadmap for next year’s parliamentary and presidential primaries.

The source said the list is not final and could be subject to change at the time of the announcement.

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