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 Minister
Ambrose Dery is 61 years, a lawyer. He graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon, in 1980, with an LLB (Hons) and was called to the Bar in 1982. He was deputy Attorney General under President Kufuor from 2003 to 2004, and then appointed Upper West Regional Minister from 2005 to 2007.
He was also a Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice from 2007 to 2008, and became Member of Parliament for Lawra/Nandom from 2009 to 2013.
Within the period 2009 to 2013, he was the Deputy Minority Leader of Parliament, a Member of the Pan African Parliament, leader of the Pan African Parliament’s Observer Mission to the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections of Namibian November 2009, and a leader of the Pan African Parliament fact finding mission to La Cote d’Ivoire.
He is the Member of Parliament for Nandom, and is married with one child.