Mr. FF Anto, a first vice chairman of the New Patriotic (NPP) has said, the president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo will only appoint competent and experienced hands to help him govern. The president-elect is currently under pressure to appoint ministers of state to assist him govern over the next four years. Some governance experts have advised Nana Addo to appoint experienced hands and avoid the ‘’babies with sharp teeth’’ in his administration.
Names have started popping up for various positions from groups and individuals with some persons listed expressing their readiness to serve. Others have also called on Nana Addo to blend former ministers under the erstwhile Kufour administration, and new ones as ministers so he will balance the scheme.
Commenting on the issue in an interview with Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Mr. Anto said, because Nana Addo wants Ghana to work again, he will use his experience and diligence to appoint competent hands to assist him. Nana Addo he added will even go further and appoint competent persons from other parties to assist him achieve his goal.
Nana Addo he said will not appoint friends, family and cronies but appoint competent men to do the job.
Mr. FF Anto added, Nana Addo will not repeat the mistakes of President Mahama who performed abysmally during his tenure. He [Nana] wants Ghana to work again and so he will not appoint incompetent hands to assist him.’’