This comes after some Members of the minority caucus in Parliament insisted that the Minister of Finance should appear in Parliament and give clarifications on certain spendings of covid-19 funds.
The minster appeared in Parliament today, Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022 and answered some concerned questions.
According to Ken Ofori Atta, government provided hot meals to a total of 2,744,723 persons during the Covid-19 lockdown in Greater Accra, Kasoa and also Greater Kumasi. He continued and revealed that a budget allocation of ¢1.718 billion out of which ¢1.550 billion was utilised.
The Minister also gave additional breakdown of the how the budgeted funds were disbursed.
“A total amount of ¢12.1 million was utilised for the distribution of the packed hot food in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Greater Kumasi" he said
Click here to watch the full video of his presentation in Parliament.
Some Ghanaians have reacted to this and below are some reactions.
From the reactions above, most Ghanaians seem unhappy with this parliament statement from the Minister. Some believe that the amount does not reflect on the kind of food they were given as a hot meal.
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