His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Abuakwa North MP Gifty Twum Ampofo and Assin South Member of Parliament John Ntim Fordjour as deputy education ministers-designate in his second term government.
President Akufo-Addo after postponing the date to release the deputy ministerial appointment list Wednesday submitted the list to the speaker of Ghana’s Parliament Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin.
According to the list sighted by Educationweb.com.gh, Hon John Ntim Fordjour and Educationist Gifty Twum Ampofo were nominated to be vetted and approved for the deputy education minister position.
The deputy education ministers-designate when vetted and approved by the Parliament’s Appointments Committee will be sworn into office by Akufo-Addo as the deputy ministers for Education to Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum.
John Ntim Fordjour
The Assin South Member of Parliament, John Fordjour is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa in 2007.
Gifty Twum Ampofo
Madam Gifty Twum Ampofo was a Science tutor at Akosombo International School before becoming a Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North.
The Educationist was born on June 11, 1967, in Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She had her BSc. in Biology from the University of Cape Coast in 1997. She further had her MBA in Strategic Management.