Ghanaian celebrity journalist Mustapha Nii-Okai Inusah populaly known as Nii Attractive Mustapha has opined that the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo should not have touched the Tourism and Creative Arts Minister Madam Catherine Agblema Afeku in the recent ministerial reshuffle.
Speaking in an interview with Pink FM, Monitored by Ghanacreativearts.com, Attractive Mustapha who is also the National Organizer of the Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana said the outgoing Minister has become conversant with the challenges of the sector and its stakeholders after two years of running the affairs of the ministry.
He wondered why the President would make a change at a time that Madam Catherine Afeku seems to be improving on performance but added that may be the newly appointed one has some competencies with regards to the ministry.
“I think the President shouldn’t have changed the Creative Arts Minister, after two years I believe she has learnt a lot which would have been beneficial to the industry. The new one has to now start all over again; well may be the President has done a thorough research and realized she is good that’s why she is bringing her to continue Madam Catherine Afeku’s work”, Attractive Mustapha retorted.
Attractive Mustapha further suggested that the Presidency should therefore specific arrangements and tasks which would have correlations with Creative Arts activities for Madam Catherine Afeku to bring her experience to proper utilization.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made a reshuffle on Thursday 28th February, 2019 which saw the movement of the Tourism and Creative Arts Minister to Minister of State in the senior minister’s office and several other re-assignments.