A 2019 Ministerial Performance Tracking report launched by Alliance Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has indicted Ghana’s sanitation ministry as worse-performing.
The report, which assesses the performance of the various Ministries and Ministers on five key performance indicators has also found some key ministries to be underperforming while giving others very high marks.
For instance, the survey scored the Minister for Regional Reorganization as the best performing Minister in 2019.
The report also placed the Finance Ministry as the second-worst performing Ministry and second-worst performing minister respectively.
The report used 10 experts/Policy Analyst and 5000 public respondents sampled purposively across three regions.
Respondents for the survey, according to ASEPA, were sampled from, Civil Societies, the Media, Clergy, Students as well as lower and middle-income groups.
The report also recommended for the immediate scrap of the following: Special Development Initiative; Business Development, Planning; Inner City and Zongo Development; and the Minister of State at the Presidency in Charge of Agriculture.
The report which was signed by the Executive Director of ASEPA, Mensah Thompson, also called for immediate ministerial reshuffle and the merging of some other ministries.