Foreign Affairs Ministry Hanna Tetteh congratulates Ayorkor Botchway on appointment

Ayorkor-Botchway was a deputy at the Ministry during the erstwhile Kufour administration.

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The former Minister for Foreign affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna Tetteh, has congratulated the newly appointed Minister-designate for Foreign Affairs who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway.

"Congratulations to Hon. Shirley Botchway on her nomination as Foreign Minister Designate & good luck for her vetting. She'll do a good job," Madam Tetteh wrote on Twitter.

Read more:  Shirley Ayorkor Botchway is Foreign Affairs Minister


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hinted of her appointment while introducing his team to a Chinese delegation that paid a courtesy call on him at the Jubilee House in Accra, Monday.

Foreign Affairs Minister designate - Shirley Ayorkor Botchway play Shirley Ayorkor Botchway

Ayorkor-Botchway was a deputy at the Ministry during the erstwhile Kufour administration. She has been a four-time MP on the ticket of the people of Weija and Anyaa-Sowutuom Constituency.

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She is the third Minister designate to be named by the President who commenced work on Monday, January 9, 2017.

Mrs. Botchway is married with two children. Ayorkor Botchway was a former Minister of State at the Water Resources, Works and Housing.

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Ayorkor Botchway holds an MA (Public Communication) University of Westminster in 2002. She also has an MBA (Project Management) from the University of Ghana in 2004.

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