Parliament has approved the nomination of Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye as Deputy Minister for Health.
This was after the House approved a report of the Appointment Committee of Parliament that expressed confidence in the Ledzokuku legislator as best-fit for the job.
During his vetting, Dr. Oko-Boye said as a Deputy Minister, he will work with his superiors to ensure the harmonization of energies and competencies to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.
Profile of Dr Bernard Okoe-Boye
Prior to his nomination, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye was the Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
He is a Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.
Dr Okoe Boye is a licensed medical practitioner who holds BSC in Human Biology, Medicine and Surgery from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
He also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) from Hamburg School of Applied Science and an A1 certificate in German from the Geothe Institute, Accra.
Dr Oko-Boye had his house job at the Ghana Health Service from 2009 to 2012. He then continued as a Medical Officer in the same Institution for four years.
Currently, he is a Physician at Lekma Hospital, a government health facility located at Teshie.