It has emerged that former Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs has been appointed as a Deputy Minister in the Akufo-Addo led government.
sources indicate that the NDC stalwart will be serving as the Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources.
According to information from the grapevine, negotiations on the matter have been concluded and Allotey Jacobs has accepted the offer on the table.
The appointment has been approved by the top echelon of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) pending an official announcement from the presidency and subsequent approval by Parliament’s appointment committee.
Allotey Jacobs now a perceived ally of the NPP was suspended by the NDC in 2020 over his public utterances on radio and on television.