Parliament suggests it will vet the Deputy Wellbeing Minister nominee, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye on Wednesday April 15, 2020.
Clerk of Parliament’s Appointment Committee in an announcement to the pubic explained “pursuant to Buy 172 (3) of the Standing Orders of Parliament, the typical community is hereby notified that Bernard Okoe Boye, Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku has been nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as Deputy Minister-designate for Overall health.
“Consequently, the Appointments Committee of Parliament has scheduled to maintain a General public Hearing to think about his nomination on Wednesday, 15th April, 2020 at 10:00 am.”
President Akufo-Addo named Dr. Okoe-Boye as his Deputy Health Minister-designate very last Monday.
His predecessor, Alexander Abban, has now been appointed the Deputy Communications Minister, replacing Vincent Sowah Odotei who is also the MP for La Dadekotopon.
The President’s selection which has been welcomed by lots of comes as the state strives to suppress the unfold of coronavirus in the region.
Ghana has recorded 313 scenarios of Covid-19 which is caused by coronavirus. 6 people have died from the ailment whilst three have recovered.
Profile of Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye
The 38-calendar year-previous health-related health care provider was elected into Parliament on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2016 just after he defeated the incumbent, Benita Okiti-Duah of the then governing Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC).
Prior to his entry into Parliament, Oko-Boye was a medical officer at the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) Clinic in Accra.
Bernard Okoe-Boye is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Know-how (KNUST), where he browse drugs.
He is currently the Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Instructing Hospital, the nation’s premier health care facility.
Oko-Boye is an old college student of the Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary College (Presec-Legon) the place he done his secondary school education and learning in the calendar year 2000.