Salary Of Ministers In Ghana – A minister is a politician who heads a ministry, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers. Thus being a minister is a very lucrative and prestigious profession.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has submitted to Parliament for the approval, through the Speaker, Alban Bagbin, a list of names for appointment as Ministers in his new government.
This list includes the names of some 46 persons expected to fill the ministerial positions and support the president to fulfil his mandate in the next four years. Are you asking yourself the take home salary of these ministers? Don’t worry , this article to help you discover the Salary structure Of Ministers In Ghana.
Before we get to Know the details Of Salary Of Ministers In Ghana, Lets be clear with what most people ask about ministers’ salary in Ghana.
How many ministers are in ghana 2021?
This list includes the names of some 46 persons to fill the ministerial positions and support the president to fulfill his mandate in the next four years.
Minister Of National Security – Albert Kan Dapaah
Minister Of Finance – Ken Ofori-Atta
Minister Of Trade And Industry – Alan Kyerematen
Minister Of Defence – Hon. Dominic Nitiwul, MP
Minister Of Interior – Hon. Ambrose Dery, MP
Minister Of Foreign Affairs And Regional Integration – Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey
Minister Of Attorney General And Minister For Justice – Godfred Dame
Minister Of Local Government, Decentralization And Rural Development – Hon. Dan Botwe, MP
Minister Of Parliamentary Affairs – Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, MP
Minister Of Communication And Digitization – Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, MP
Minister Of Food And Agriculture – Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto
Minister Of Energy – Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, MP
Minister Of Education – Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, MP
Minister Of Health – Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, MP
Minister Of Lands And Natural Resources – Hon. Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, MP
Minister Of Roads And Highways – Kwasi Amoako Atta, MP
Minister Of Works And Housing – Hon. Francis Asenso Boakye, MP
Minister Of Transport – Kwaku Ofori Asiamah
Minister Of Fisheries And Aquaculture Development – Hon. Mavis Hawa Koomson, MP
Minister Of Railway Development – Hon. John Peter Amewu, MP
Minister Of Sanitation And Water Resources – Cecilia Abena Dapaah
Minister Of Tourism, Art And Culture – Awal Mohammed
Minister Of Gender, Children And Social Protection – Hon. Sarah Adwoa safo, MP
Minister Of Chieftaincy And Religious Affairs – Hon. Ebenezer Kojo Kum, MP
Minister Of Environment, Science, Technology And Innovation – Hon. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, MP
Minister Of Employment And Labour Relations – Hon. Ignatius Baffuor Awuah, MP
Minister Of Information – Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, MP
Minister Of Youth And Sports – Hon. Mustapha Yussif, MP
Minister Of Public Enterprises – Hon. Joseph Cudjoe, MP
Minister Of works and Housing (Minister Of State) – Hon. Freda Prempeh, MP
Regional Minster includes ;
Ahafo Region – George Boakye
Ashanti Region – Simon Osei-Mensah
Bono Region – Justina Owusu-Banahene
Bono East Region – Adu Gyan
Central Region – Justina Marigold Assan
Eastern Region – Seth Acheampong
Greater Accra Region – Hon. Henry Quartey, MP
Northern Region – Shani Alhassan Saibu
North East Region – Yidana Zakaria
Oti Region – Joseph Makubu
Savanna Region – Saeed Muhazu Jibril
Upper East Region – Stepen Yakubu
Upper West Region – Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih
Volta Region – Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa
Western Region – Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah, MP
Western North Region – Richard Obeng
Details Of Salary Of Ministers In Ghana
In Ghana, some ministers are also members of parliament for certain constituencies.
This affects their salary as compared to ministers who are only ministers and not MPs. Find below the salary of Ministers in Ghana.
Cabinet Minister (MP) – GH¢16,423
Cabinet Minster (Non MP) – GH¢ 16,195
Minister of State (MP) – GH¢ 15,967
Minister of State (Non MP) – GH¢ 15,739
Regional Minister (MP) – GH¢ 15,967
Regional Minister (Non-MP) – GH¢15,511
Deputy Minster (MP) – GH¢ 14,826
Deputy Regional Minister (MP) – GH¢14,598
Deputy Minister (Non-MP) – GH¢ 14,369
Dep. Regional Minster (Non-MP) – GH¢ 14,142
Chairman, Council of State – GH¢ 14,826
Member, Council of State – GH¢ 13,685
What are the incentives given to minsters in Ghana?
The Ministers receives incentives such as a salon car, free fuel, service men; bodyguards, house helps, etc.