Minister for Communications (Ghana)

Minister for Communications (Ghana)

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Although the first minister was responsible for Communications, the designation has changed over the years. The position became combined with that of Transport for many years. Over the past decade, they have remained as separate ministries, each with its own minister of state.

List of ministers

Number Minister Took office Left office Government Party
1 Archie Casely-Hayford[1] 6 March 1957 Nkrumah government Convention People's Party
2 Krobo Edusei
Minister for Transport and Communications
3 Matthew Poku Feb 1968 Apr 1969 National Liberation Council Military government
4 Haruna Esseku
Minister for Transport and Communications
Busia government Progress Party
5 Lt. Col. Anthony Selormey
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
1972 National Redemption Council Military government
6 Colonel David A. Iddisah
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
Supreme Military Council
7 Group Captain T. T. Kutin
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
8 Eric R.K. Dwemoh
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
9 George Harlley
Commissioner for Transport and Communications
1979 1979 Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
10 Harry Sawyerr
Minister for Transport and Communications
1979 1981 Limann government People's National Party
11 Mahama Iddrisu
Secretary for Transport and Communications
1983 1987 Provisional National Defence Council Military government
12 Yaw Donkor
Secretary for Transport and Communications
1987 1992
13 Kwame Peprah
Secretary for Transport and Communications
1992 1993
14 Edward Salia
Minister for Transport and Communications
1993 1995 Rawlings government National Democratic Congress
15 Ekwow Spio-Garbrah 1998
16 John Mahama 1998 2001
17 Felix Owusu-Adjapong[2]
Minister for Transport and Communications
2001 2003 Kufuor government New Patriotic Party
18 Albert Kan Dapaah[3] [4] 2003 2006
19 Mike Oquaye[5] 2006 2007
20 Dr. Ben Aggrey Ntim[6] 2007 2009
21 Haruna Iddrisu 2009 2012 Mills government National Democratic Congress
2012 2013 Mahama government
22 Edward Omane Boamah[7] 2013 incumbent

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