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Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was the first Prime Minister and first President of Ghana.

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Nkrumah's first independence government (1957 – 1960)

Portfolio Minister Time frame Notes
Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah March 6, 1957 – 1 July 1960
Minister for Foreign Affairs Kwame Nkrumah
Kojo Botsio
Ebenezer Ako-Adjei
March 6, 1957 – 1958
1958 – 1959
1959 – 1960
Minister for Interior Ebenezer Ako-Adjei
March 6, 1957 – 1958
Minister for Finance Komla Agbeli Gbedemah 1954 – May 1961
Minister for Health J.H. Alhassani March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Local Government A.E.A. Ofori Atta March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Education J.B. Erzuah March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Agriculture B. Yeboah-Afari March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Housing Ashford Emmanuel Inkumsah March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Trade and Labour Kojo Botsio March 6, 1957 – 1958
Minister for Communications Archie Casely-Hayford March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Works N.A. Welbeck March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister without Portfolio Lawrence Rosario Abavana March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister without Portfolio Krobo Edusei March 6, 1957 – ?

Nkrumah's republican government (1960 - 1966)

Portfolio Minister Time frame Notes
President Kwame Nkrumah 1 July 1960 – 24 February 1966
Minister for Foreign Affairs Imoru Egala
Ebenezer Ako-Adjei
Kwame Nkrumah
Kojo Botsio
Alex Quaison-Sackey
1960 – 1961
1961 – 1962
1962 – 1963
1963 – 1965
1965 – 1966
Minister for Defence Charles de Graft Dickson  ? – ?
Minister for Interior Ashford Emmanuel Inkumsah
 ? – ?
Minister for Finance Komla Agbeli Gbedemah
Ferdinand Koblavi Dra Goka
1954 – May 1961
June 1961 – ?
Minister for Health Komla Agbeli Gbedemah June 1961 – ?
Minister for Local Government A.E.A. Ofori Atta March 6, 1957 – ?
Minister for Education and Social Welfare Alfred Jonas Dowuona Hammond  ? – ?
Minister for Agriculture Kojo Botsio June 1961 – ?
Minister for Works and Housing Emmanuel Kobla Bensah  ? – ?
Minister for Trade
Minister for Overseas Trade
Lawrence Rosario Abavana
Kwesi Armah
June 1961 – ?
1965 – 24 February 1966
Minister for Transport and Communications Krobo Edusei  ? – ?
Minister for Information Imoru Egala  ? – ?
Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Kofi Baako  ? – ?
Minister for Presidential Affairs Tawia Adamafio  ? – ?
Minister resident in Guinea Stephen Allen Dzirasa  ? – ?
Regional Ministers
Ashanti Regional Minister Osei Owusu Afriyie  ? – ?
Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Stephen Willie Yeboah  ? – ?
Central Regional Minister Joseph Essilfie Hagan  ? – ?
Eastern Regional Minister Emmanuel Humphrey Tettey Korboe  ? – ?
Northern Regional Minister Emmanuel Adama Mahama  ? – ?
Upper Regional Minister Ayeebo Asumda  ? – ?
Volta Regional Minister Francis Yao Asare  ? – ?
Western Regional Minister John Arthur  ? – ?
Kofi Baako (1956)

Some of the information for 1960 - 1966 is taken from Liste der Regierungen Ghanas on the German Wikipedia

See also

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Preceded by
Colonial government
Government of Ghana
1957 – 1966
Succeeded by
National Liberation Council, 1966-1969
{Military regime)
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