The advisory board was sworn in by Her Lordship Malike Wornya-Dey, a circuit court judge.
Mr Asiamah said the functions of the ministerial advisory board would also include advising the sector minister on adjustment in policy direction, planning objectives and operational strategies.
They have also been tasked to tackle issues like; the provision of adequate and disability friendly sports infrastructure and schools, strengthening national capacity in sports management and development, support development of funded and lesser known sports as well as ensuring the integration of youth concept into the national development planning processes and programmes.
He said the mandate of the ministerial advisory board also include playing an integral part in the governing structure at the ministerial level and key to the determination and implementation of policies of the sector.
'It is expected that the board and political leadership work in concept towards the fulfilment of the vision of the President in the youth and sports sector'.
Nana Amampene Boateng Twum II, speaking on behalf of the advisory board members, assured the Minister that the board would be committed to their work and ensure that all the sporting disciplines in the country flourishes.
The nine-member advisory board are, Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Pius Enam Hadzide, Nana Amampene Boateng Twum II, Sophia Kokor, Dr. Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah, Frank Quist, Mr. Patrick Nomo, Miss Esther Offei and Mr. Eric Kwaku Owusu-Donkor.
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