Minister for Trade, Mr Alan Kyerematen will officially leave his position on January 16.
The outgoing minister tendered in his resignation on January 5 to President Akufo-Addo.
The president accepted his resignation and asked Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta to take over as caretaker minister until a substantive minister is appointed.
Mr. Kyerematen thanked the President for the opportunity to serve and for graciously accepting his resignation as Cabinet Minister.
He said “I would like to thank H.E the President for the opportunity to serve and for graciously accepting my resignation as Cabinet Minister responsible for Trade and Industry, effective 16th January, 2023.
“I sincerely appreciate the support from my family, colleagues, my party the NPP, the international community, and the general public during my tenure as a Minister,” he wrote in a message shared on his social media handle.