The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has been described by the Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Constituency, honourable Isacc Adongo, as one who has poor knowledge in finance and economic management. In view of this, Mr Adongo says the Minister of Finance should not be included in the team that will be helping in the designing of a policy for the rebound of the economy.
Honourable Isaac Adongo has made some wild revelations on the reports made by the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta. He told Captain Smart on Onua TV that the Finance Minister and the government can not be trusted with how they spent the funds. He explained that the Finance Minister's report has been inconsistent with previous reports and GHS 12billion indicated by the Finance Minister was an after thought.
Renowned Journalist and Lawyer, Samson Ayenini has described the denial of information sought by the Secretary to the revered Togbe Afede as a “misconduct”. Samson Lardi Ayenini proffered this view during the “my take” segment of the Newsfile show on Joynews television. Few days back, the office of Togbe Afede petitioned the Council of State Secretariat for an information on meeting attendance to rebutt some alleged claims by Paul Adom Otchere of Metro TV.
The Minister of Finance Honorable Ken Ofori Ata has been banned from performing his Parliament budget presentation duties until further notice. All his pending motions and presentations to Ghana's house of legislature has been frozen. This was officially orchestrated by the speaker of Parliament Right Honorable Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin.
The President of Ghana, Akufo-Addo from all quarters within and outside the NPP is facing problems as to whether to sack Ken Ofori-Atta and John Kumah of their jobs as Minister of Finance and Deputy respectively. As we all the that, Ghana is currently not stable and day in day out, things do not stand still and so if it's possible we should go to the international monetary fund for help, suggested by the Minister of Finance.
Saganrigu lawmaker, ABA Fuseini has said the choice by the authorities to visit the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for support is an indication of the mismanagement of the economy with the aid of the Akufo-Addo management. He asked the authorities to apologise to Ghanaians for the difficulty they're going through due to the bad control of the economy.
The Chairman of the Business Committee Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has hinted that, the Minister of Finance Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the Mid-Year Review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government of Ghana and Supplementary Estimates for the 2022 Financial Year to the Honourable House on Wednesday 13th July 2022.
What is he afraid of? The Finance Minister's act is shameful:Dr. Nyaho Tamakloe makes strong comment
Readers can recall how the Finance Minister has failed to account for covid-19 funds despite demands by the Minority in Parliament. Recently, the Speaker of Parliament also made strong comments on the reluctance of the Finance Minister to account for how he disbursed the covid -19 funds. The Speaker, Alban Bagbin , even stated that he would not allow any motion from the Finance Minister if he does not do the needful but Ghanaians are yet to see the results of his command.
Recently on the internet, Alban's bag went viral on social media after he sought an account of how the covid 19 fund which was given to ghana was used. He stated the finance minister should come up and educate the Ghanaians about the fund and the projected projects they've put in place to lower this deadly disease from ever occurring again.
How Long We Must Wait For The Office Of The President- Okudzeto On The Cathedral Secretariat Release
The member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency Honorable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has reacted to the latest release from the National Cathedral Secretariat. He has quizzed how long Ghanaians must wait for for the Office of the President, Minister for Finance and the Attorney General to comment on the issue.
Accra, Thursday 23rd June 2022 - Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, has encouraged the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) to help Africa transform its gamble into an amazing open door. "To be sure, ATI, through its administration portfolio and item contributions, should assume a focal part in supporting the Continent's monetary turn of events.
The latest news coming from the Presidency, has revealed that, Madam Addy, the Deputy Chairperson in charge of Finance and Administration, of the National Commission for Civic Education, has been met with a good news. According to the Information, President Akufo-Addo has confirmed Kathleen Addy; and sworn her into office, as the Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).
Government sincerely misused the coins intended for the combat towards Covid-19, Former President John Dramani Mahama, has said. Mr Mahama accused the authorities of imprudent use of the economic assets mainly at some stage in the election duration in 2020, a situation he stated has caused the challenges facing the united states of america for the time being.
Honourable Okudzeto Ablakwa has been trending for some time now over his expose' on what he called excessive expenditure by the president on his travels. The Honorable Member in his latest post noted that he and a group of able team has drafted a bill that should regulate presidential travels in Ghana.
The minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta has cleared waves on how the covid-19 funds were spent by the government. 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.
Former Deputy Communications Minister Felix Kwakye Ofosu said he was amazed by the "panic" that Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia experienced after the government decided to seek assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). "I can imagine the panic that hit Bawumia after his insane government announced the IMF program," he tweeted on Friday, July 1.
Prof. Ransford Gyampo, A Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana, has quizzed men of God in the country on whether they feel deceived after hearing Akufo-Addo is using taxpayers' money for the building of the National Cathedral, a promise he (the President) personally made to God.
Recall how the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta said that government will find the resources to fund the national Cathedral because it will pay off in the long run. He is also noted to have indicated that, ‘poverty should not drive the nation to shun its religiosity’.
The Finance Ministry has finally revealed that going to the International Monetary Fund for a bailout of our struggling is now an option if all him grown measures and processes fail. The deputy minister of finance, John Kumah boldly revealed this. He added that going to IMF should not be treated as politics.
The Minority in Parliament has asked the Minister of Finance to submit details on how much the state has spent on the National Cathedral Project. Following the distribution of a letter suggesting the release of an additional GH25 million from government coffers as additional seed money for the project, the action was taken.