The Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, is to act as caretaker minister for the ministry of gender, children and social protection “until further notice”.
The substantive Minister, Sarah Adwoa Safo, is currently on extended leave for “personal reasons.”
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has extended the leave of absence from office for the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Sarah Adwoa Safo, MP for Dome Kwabenya, which was to have ended on 31 August 2021,” a statement from the Office of the President said.
“The minister sought leave of absence for personal reasons.”
Below is the full statement: