Business News of Monday, 14 January 2019
Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, the Business Development Minister, has been adjudged Best Sector Minister for 2018 in the FAKS Investigative Services’ annual survey of Ministers, Deputy Ministers, and Regional Ministers.survey
The annual survey also include the performance of Members of Parliament and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in the country.
The 2018 survey focuses on project initiatives, execution of the project, and impacts the project has or is going to have on society and Ghanaians as a whole.
Apart from using the project assessment, the team also sought opinions from the public on performance of the personalities mentioned above, especially the ministers.
The survey took place between the months of October and December 2018. The 2018 survey was the 7th edition since FAKS started assessing the performance of Ministers, Deputies, Regional Ministers, MPs and others.
Respondents such as students, petty-traders, journalists, MPs, civil society organisations (CSOs), traditional rulers, academia, business owners, commercial drivers and others contributed to the survey.
Scoring was influenced by the project initiatives, the execution, its impacts on Ghanaians currently and in the future. About 71% of the respondents were between the ages of 18 and 50, while the remaining 29% were between the ages of 51 and 70.
Meanwhile, out of the 4,519 feedbacks received during the impacts assessment, 2,420 of the respondents representing 53.55% were females, while the remaining 2,099 representing 46.45% were males. The ranking was between 65% and 100%. FAKS Investigative Services is a Ghanaian research and investigative firm.
Best 10 Ministers, 2018
1st – Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal: Business Development Minister Respondents: 4,211 Mark: 93.18%
2nd – Hon. Dan Kwaku Botwe: Regional Reorganisation and Development Minister Respondents: 4,001 Mark: 88.53%
3rd – Hon. Joe Ghartey: Railway Development Minister Respondents: 3,911 Mark: 86.54%
4th – Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh: Education Minister Respondents: 3,899 Mark: 86.28%
5th – Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto: Food and Agriculture Minister Respondents: 3,502 Mark: 77.49%
6th – Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah: Youth and Sports Minister Respondents: 3,233 Mark: 71.54%
7th – Hon. Ambrose Dery: Interior Minister Respondents: 3,203 Mark: 70.87%
8th – Kwesi Amoako Atta: Roads and Highways Minister Respondents: 3,153 Mark: 69.77%
9th – Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu: Health Minister Respondents: 3,102 Mark: 68.64%
10th – Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah: Information Minister Respondents: 3,027 Mark: 66.98%