Attorney General, Godfred Dame, has been recognised as the best-performing minister for the year 2021 after emerging first on the list of top ten ministers who performed exceptionally well within the year under review.
The recognition was bestowed on him, by FAKS Investigative Services.
This was done after it conducted a survey on the performance of Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Regional Ministers.
Others who were honoured as part of the top ten performing ministers included the Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutum, Transport Minister; Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah, Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Trade and Industry Minister; Alan Kyerematen among others.
The survey, which took place between the months of October and December 2021, focused on opinions from the public, assessments from the ministries, agencies, as well as information from the Regional Coordinating Councils (RCCs).
Respondents for the survey were, journalists, students, traders in general, traditional rulers, teachers, business owners, civil society organisations (CSOs), drivers, academia, and others.
According to FAKS, some of the issues emanating from the respondents during the survey included the admission of 499 law students, Ghana winning the Norway Chancery case, Transformation at the Registrar General’s Department, intervention by the Transport Ministry during the Commercial Drivers strike, the launch of No Guarantor Tertiary Students Loan Policy, and introduction of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Some deputies who also made it to the list were Deputy Lands and Natural Resources; George Mireku Duker, Martin Adjei Mensah-Korsah; Local Government, Tina Gifty Mensah; Health, John Ntim Fordjour; Education among others.