Ghana’s Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has been named the Best Performing Minister in President’s Akufo-Addo’s administration for the year under review.
This was revealed in an independent poll conducted by popular media house GhanaWeb where he had the highest votes out of a group of four Ministers listed for the poll. They included the Education Minister Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Deputy Health Minister Dr Bernard Okoe-Boye, Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyeremanten.
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah topped the list with 5,299 votes out of the total of 10,759 representing 49.25%. While his closest contender, Alan Kyeremanten emerged with 3,625 representing 33.69%. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh and the Dr Okoe-Boye salvaged 1,131 votes (10.51%) and 704 votes (6.54%), respectively.
It is worth noting that the Information Minister has played quite paramount roles in the government’s business this year. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has never left the news headlines ever since Ghana recorded the first cases of the Novel Coronavirus.
As per the demands of his outfit, he consistently led press conferences which were targeted at detailing the minute intricacies of the virus and its effects on the country’s economy.
He was heavily lauded for his pragmatic and proactive approach in handling his work during the period.
By June 2020, Oppong Nkrumah was listed among the top 10 best performing Ministers in the Akufo-Addo administration by a survey conducted by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana.
Oppong Nkrumah was selected as one of 115 leaders by the World Economic Forum in their latest World’s Most Promising Leaders under the age of 40.
Below is the full result of GhanaWeb’s polls;