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Minority Rejects Budget for not including Keta Tidal Wave Disaster

The minority in Parliament collectively on Friday, November 26, rejected the 2022 Budget which was characterised by strong cohesion from both parties and individuals .

The Majority subsequently boycotted the house because the minister of finance was not allowed to stay in the chamber before voting kiks off, leaving only the minority to vote on the motion. The minority collectively voted against the motion , where the bugdet was rejected.

The minority is demanding some provisions in the budget to be changed and others included before they can accept the bugdet to make life easy for all Ghanaians.

The Minority wants the government to withdraw the Agyapa deal and suspend the proposed 1.75% e-levy. The Minority has also advocated for proper reconstruction of paragraph 829 of the Aker Energy deal relating to GNPC’s acquisition of stake from Aker Energy and AGM Petroleum.

In addition to these, the Minority wants the government to review the benchmark value for imports as well as provide for the Keta tidal waves disaster.

In a statement issued on Sunday, the Minority stressed that until government includes, reviews and withdraws certain policies and initiatives in the 2022 Budget, it will not approve the financial estimates.The Minority further noted that “Parliament has duly rejected the 2022 Budget.

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