Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Ministerial nominee for Ghana’s Energy Ministry, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has been approved by the country’s Appointments’ Committee of Parliament after a successful vetting.

He was approved alongside other ministerial nominees.

The Speaker of the West African nation’s Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin announced his approval on the floor of Parliament Thursday dawn when the house voted to approve three Ministers-designate who were earlier rejected by the Appointment’s Committee.

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Dr. Matthew Prempeh, a former Minister for Education during the first term of the Akufo-Addo-administration, went through a successful vetting on Friday, February 12, 2021.

He was grilled on a wide range of issues in the energy sector covering both power and oil and gas (downstream and upstream).

Dr Opoku Prempeh, popularly known as Napo, is a Member of Parliament for South Manhyia Constituency in the Ashanti Region.

He and other ministers are expected to be sworn into office by President Akufo-Addo.

Source: www.energynewsafrica.com

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