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John Peter Amewu, Minister Designate for Lands and Natural Resources

Peter Amewu made it to Akufo-Addo’s ministerial list

The Volta Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. John Peter Amewu has been nominated minister designate for Lands and Natural Resources making him the first from the Volta Region to hit President Akufo-Addo’s ministerial list.

This is the second batch of the ministerial list announced today in parliament aside the the president’s administrative staff which he (the President) announced before the January 7 handing over.

Who isJohn Peter Amewu?

Mr. Amewu is an Energy Policy Analyst with concentration in Energy Management with a strong background in Finance. He is the currently Volta Region Regional Chairman of the NPP

He is a Senior Research Fellow and Policy Analist at the Africa Centre for Energy Policy since 2010.

He was the Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive between  and 

He has completed a postgraduate degree in Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) in International Energy Industry Management from the University of Dundee – Scotland. He has graduated from the University of Ghana- Legon with Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with option in Finance.

Mr. Amewu is currently pursuing Masters in Petroleum Law and Policy (LLM) with concentration in World Fiscal Systems, Licensing and Monitoring and Regulation of the Upstream Sector from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) in the University of Dundee – Scotland.

Below is the full list announced today in Parliament of Ghana:

Dr Anthony Osei Akoto – Minister of State Monitoring and Evaluation

Prof K. Frimpong Boateng – Science and Technology

Otiko Afisa Djaba – Gender and Social Protection

Ofori Asiamah – Transport

Joe Ghartey – Railway Development

Ursula Owusu – Communications

Samuel Atta Akyea – Minister for Works and Housing

Kofi Addah – Minister for Sanitation

Amoako Attah – Minister for Roads

Ignatius Baffour Awuah – Minister for Employment and Labour Relations

Peter Amewu – Lands and Natural Resources

Dan Botwe – Minister for Regional Reorganisation and Special Projects

Source: Awake News

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