President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku Mantey has officially been selected by President Akufo-Addo for the role of Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
Earlier this year, rumors were rife about Mark’s nomination as Deputy Minister with celebrities like Sadiq, Kuami Eugene supporting him. However, Ghanaian dancehall act, Shatta Wale was publicly against his nomination.
In a press release issued by the Communications Directorate of the Office Of the President, the list containing names of persons to be appointed as Deputy Minister in Akufo-Addo’s second term was submitted to the Speaker Of Parliament on Wednesday 21st April 2020 for Parliament approval.
Mark will be deputy to the CEO of Graphic Communications Group, Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, who was named as Minister Designate for Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture.
The music producer has been in the arts and entertainment business for close to three decades and has been behind practically all the big music hits from the long periods of the ’90s.