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Young Parliamentarians Forum salutes youthful ministers

The Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) has extended congratulations to its members who have caught the eye of President Akufo-Addo for nomination into various Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial positions.

According to a statement signed by Vice President of YPF, Betty Krosbi Mensah (MP for Afram Plains North), the group expressed gratitude to the President of the Republic for the confidence reposed in the young lawmakers by entrusting them the responsibility of Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the land.

The Young Parliamentarians Forum noted that the nominations were ass a result of the sacrifices the youthful MPs have made in readiness for service to greater heights.

“To our colleague young MPs Ministers and Deputy Ministers Designate, you are proof that good things come to those who are willing to sacrifice to achieve higher goals, as this new portfolio would be a good match for your skills and dedication” it noted.

The forum also challenged the young MP Ministers and Deputy Ministers keep working hard to raise the image of the group and increase the participation of young people in the governance of the country.

“We urge you to keep working hard and give off your best to lift the image of Young Parliamentarians Forum high.

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Remember, to whom much is given, much is expected. Leadership and Members of the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) are hopeful that this opportunity given to our young men and women would go a long way in strengthening and increasing the quantitative and qualitative participation of the Ghanaian youth in order to eradicate poverty, foster growth and ensure that the youth remain the most critical and influencing stakeholder in national development” the statement noted.

Find below the full release:

Press Release

22nd April 2021

The Editor

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*YOUNG PARLIAMENTARIAN FORUM (YPF) CONGRATULATES YOUNG MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT NOMINATED TO VARIOUS MINISTERIAL AND DEPUTY MINISTERIAL POSITIONS*

The *Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF)* wishes to congratulate the Young Members of Parliament on their nomination and appointment to fill various Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial positions under H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government.

This is the first of many moments of congratulatory messages on your well-deserved nomination and appointment to a higher office in the country.

The young determined Members of Parliament who have been nominated and subsequently assumed various Ministerial portfolios after Parliamentary approvals include Hon. Sarah Adjoa Safo MP for Dome Kwabenya and Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah MP for Ofoase Ayeribi and Minister for Information, Hon Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, Member of Parliament for Damongo and Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye MP for Bantama and Minister for Works and Housing.

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We are also highly elated that H. E the President has nominated our resourceful President of the Young Parliamentarians Forum, Hon. George Mireku Duker, Member of Parliament for Tarkwa- Nsuaem as Deputy Minister Designate for Lands and Natural Resources. Hon. Mireku Duker’s versatility, dedication and exemplary leadership qualities has earned him several successes in his political career which we are proud of. Other hardworking Members of the Forum nominated by H. E. The President include Hon. Mavis Nkansa Boadu Member of Parliament for Afigya Sekyere East, Deputy Minister Designate for Roads and Highways, Hon. Nana Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, Member of Parliament for Akwapim North, Deputy Minister Designate for Trade and Industry, Hon John Ntim Fodjour, Member of Parliament for Assin North, Deputy Minister Designate for Education among others.

This goes to demonstrate H. E. The President’s believe in the young Members of Parliament and also buttresses his resolve in building a better future with deserving youth ambassadors.

We appreciate the President for following the example of his predecessors believe in young people.

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To our colleague young MPs Ministers and Deputy Ministers Designate, you are a proof that good things come to those who are willing to sacrifice to achieve higher goals, as this new portfolio would be a good match for your skills and dedication.

We urge you to keep working hard and give off your best to lift the image of Young Parliamentarians Forum high.

Remember, to whom much is given, much is expected. Leadership and Members of the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) are hopeful that this opportunity given to our young men and women would go a long way in strengthening and increasing the quantitative and qualitative participation of the Ghanaian youth in order to eradicate poverty, foster growth and ensure that the youth remain the most critical and influencing stakeholder in national development.

We are certain that the President would be pleased to see you accomplishing greater heights for the youth in the country and this, we believe would serve as a guide for future appointments.

Congratulations once again on your well-deserved portfolios.

Signed

Hon. Betty Nana Afua Krosbi Mensah

MP, Afram Plains North and

Vice President, Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF).

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