News just in from the seat of government indicates that the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Samuel Sarpong and his deputy, Hon. Joseph Yammin have been sacked.
An official communication from the flagstaff house on Wednesday signed by the Minister for Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah stated that the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Eric Opoku will act as the substantive Minister for the region till a new minister is appointed.
The statement said, “President John Dramani Mahama has with immediate effect withdrawn the appointment of Ashanti Regional Minister, Samuel K. Sarpong, and his Deputy, Joseph Yammin.”
It remains unclear the reasons for the sack however, 233livenews gathers that the two, have not been at peace with each other in the region, causing serious turmoil in the region and leaving a negative effect on the state of the party in the Ashanti Region.