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Ghanaians Will Praise Us Later For Taking The Country To IMF – Agric Minister

Agriculture Minister and EMT member Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto said Ghanaians will welcome President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-current Addo's NPP administration for approaching the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance.

"Ghanaians will eventually appreciate us for making such a move given the scenario," Dr. Afriyie Akoto stated.

Ghana would not be denied suitable development plans if better negotiations with the IMF are conducted, according to Dr. Afriyie Akoto.

President Akufo-Addo instructed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, this week to begin formal discussions with the International Monetary Fund about an economic program.

When the Cabinet met June 30th of this year, they backed a government initiative from the Fund.

Even the International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed Ghana's request for assistance and stated it would begin talking to officials as soon as possible.

Dr. Owusu Akoto, Ghana's Minister of Agriculture, told Nhyira FM in an exclusive interview monitored by MyNewsGh.com that the government is going to put the country's interest first in any discussions.

"We are one of the most significant members of the IMF from Africa." We aren't making a beeline for some unknown stranger in hopes of pleading our case. Furthermore, they're there to offer guidance to governments. President Obama figured it was time to speak to them, so we are speaking to them. The terms and circumstances we intend to bring are critical.

Many people have questioned the government's choice to seek a program from the IMF. Hon Kennedy Agyapong, a senior member of the NPP, has also stated that the current circumstances makes it impossible for the party to "break the 8" as planned.

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