Accra, Aug. 09, GNA - Mr. Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudjeto, has been appointed as the new Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports (MOYS), following a ministerial reshuffle on Thursday, August 9.
Mr. Okudjeto, was the Deputy Minister for Information has now swapped with Pious Enam Hadzide, who was the former Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, according to a press release from the office of the president, signed by Mr. Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications.
Reported tension between Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports and his former deputy, could be the possible reason for the reassignment of Hadzide.
Mr. Okudzeto holds a Master of Arts degree in International Public Relations from Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom.
He also studied Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra. He is a product of Keta Secondary and Accra High Schools.
Mr. Okudjeto has held positions of Deputy Director of Communications and Acting Director of Communications of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at different times.
He was also Deputy Director of Communications for the Akufo-Addo 2012 and 2016 Campaigns as well as Communications Coordinator for the Akufo-Addo 2008 Campaign.
He worked with the New Times Corporation, Information Service Department (North Tongu District), Keta Sandlanders Football Club (a Division 2 club) and Da AGENCY.