Kobina Tahir Hammond, Member of Parliament for Adansi-Asokwa Constituency in the Ashanti Region has after the sitting on the 2022 budget said the 'Agyenkwa Budget' has not been Constitutionally rejected. He made this statement after a media representative from Joy News asked him about his thoughts on Parliament's decision today.
This budget has seen a lot of controversies after it was read by the Finance Minister with the inclusion of the e-levy especially. According to Haruna Iddrisu, they would have accepted the budget if only the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta had made some amendments on the budget before finally presenting it to Parliament today. He said the minority were not against the Agyenkwa budget but some aspects had to be changed which wasn't, leading to its rejection.
After the majority caucus decided to leave the house and with the numbers left, were in full capacity to make decisions, proceeded. The Finance Minister is expected to make the necessary changes and represent it.
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