The Ministry is headed by a Minister and supported by a Deputy Minister to provide political leadership of the elected government for the sector.
Profile of Deputy Minister
Hon. Henry Quartey was born on March 12, 1971. As a result of the many transfers that his father faced as a Police Officer, he traveled to many parts of the country during his formative years.
He had his Secondary educations at the Hams Secondary school and the Zams Secondary Technical School in Dansoman and Bolgatanga respectively. He then moved on to have his G.C.E. O’Level at the Presbyterian Secondary School (PRESEC) in Osu. He has enrolled at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) for a Post Graduate Certificate in Public Administration. He has equally attended many short courses on Security and Intelligence, Organization and Mobilization among others.
Hon. Henry Quartey is an astute entrepreneur and businessman who has worked and served in many capacities and has gained much work experience.
He started his working career as the Sales and Marketing Assistant, Sales and Marketing Officer and later rose to become Sales and Marketing Manager, all of the BBC Trading Company Limited. He became the Regional Director, B/A – Sunyani for Dalebrook Company Limited. Hon. Henry Quartey later established the Ocean Marine Dolphins where he has been the CEO and Director Shareholder till date. He is also a Director Shareholder of Krafty Hospitality and Services Ltd based in Accra and Kumasi.
Hon. Henry Quartey has been an active member of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) since it’s inception in the mid 1990’s.
Hon. Henry Quartey is in his second term as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ayawaso Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.
He entered into politics and worked with the late Hon. Hawa Yakubu, Hon. Sheik I.C. Quaye whom he took over as the Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso Central Constituency. He has equally held many positions in the NPP before winning the 2016 General Elections. He has also served on lots of Committees in Parliament and is also a friend to some sensitive Committees.
Hon. Henry Quartey is currently the Deputy Minister for Interior of the Republic of Ghana.
His contribution to the Ayawaso Central Constituency as MP in terms of education, health, jobs has been immense and positively affected his constituents.
He has special interest in Intelligence and Security, Organizing and Mobilization, Football Matches and Discussions.
Hon. Henry Quartey is married with six children.