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Akufo-Addo Still Has Confidence In Him And Will Not Sack Him – Oppong Nkrumah Reveals

It has been an interesting weekend as issues regarding Ghana’s decision to join the IMF has been trending. Ghana has suffered serious economic failures and this has occasioned the country to finally seek help from the international programme. Information Minister was tonight on Joy News’, The Probe and made interesting revelations regarding Ghana’s economy.

Interestingly, a question came up regarding whether Akufo-Addo will give in to pressure and sack the Finance Minister. Economic experts and even former president, John Mahama has called on the Ken Ofori Atta to be sacked because he has proved to be incompetent. According to Oppong Nkrumah there is no indication that the Finance Minister will be sacked.

He explained that nothing has proved that the minister should be sacked because he is still performing. He added that he is not aware of any counter move to sack him as pressure mounts on the President. Oppong Nkrumah averred that every president reposes so much confidence in their finance minister in the wake of pressure. He used the examples of the late of Atta Mills and former John Mahama who still maintained their Finance Ministers despite the pressure mounted on them.

“History will tell you that presidents have a lot of confidence in their finance ministers. Check Seth Terkper under Mahama. Ken Ofori Atta still has the support of the president. That is what I know” Oppong Nkrumah said.

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