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Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. Some few weeks ago, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa raised concerns over an alleged amount of money totalling GH¢ 2.8 million that was spent on recent foreign travels of the president. The Minister of Defense and Minister of Finance were called to account to the people of Ghana why that was so.
Rt.. Honourable Alban Bagbin-the Speaker of Parliament- has denied any complicity in the re-scheduling of the question regarding the cost of President Addo’s recent travels to France, Belgium and South Africa. Speaking on the floor of parliament, Speaker Alban Bagbin stated that; “Let me disagree with what has been put on social media, that the honourable speaker rejected the questions.
The member of parliament for Hohoe Constituency, Hon Peter Amewu has stated that on Friday, 18th June, 2021, he Led a delegation of the chiefs and queen mothers from the Fodome traditional Area to pay a courtesy call on the Hon. Ken Ofori Atta( Minister of Finance) on a school project.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive all newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. Thanks for clicking the article. It's been some time (few weeks) now since the issue about the cost of foreign travels was brought to the public notice by the Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency and Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Hon.
Parliament resumed today, Thursday, June 10, 2021 for the 11th sitting of the 2nd meeting of the 1st Session of the 8th Parliament. The session began with the adoption of agreements admitted the previous day. After that some ministers were expected to present some papers to the House.
Click or hit the FOLLOW button to receive more news and articles. LIKE and SHARE the article on all platforms. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the Population and Housing Census (PHC) could not be carried out last year. The Minister of Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta revealed that an amount of GH¢ 521 million has been allocated for the exercise.
Following Honourable Ablakwa’s urgent questions to parliament over state of the presidential jet, and the total cost of President Nana Addo’s recent ‘luxury’ travels to France, Belgium, and South Africa respectively; Ghanaians are waiting anxiously to see the Minister of Finance appearing before Parliament, to respond, and to clear out doubts.
There is once again a controversy over companies hired as Transaction Advisors (TAs) to some government initiated International Market transactions. Significantly, the names of the two companies continuously being cited as beneficiaries of such high level businesses, refuse to recede, the least, not now.
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed that the 2021 population and housing census will cost the country GHS521 million and Kwame A-Plus have asked Ghanaians on social media that: "Discuss, Do we need this now?" Majority of Ghanaians responses have shown that they are not happy with the amount of money the government is going to spend on population and housing census project this year.
Ghana in recently is going through a lot of financial difficulty and most people in Ghana are blaming it on the Free Senior High School that was implemented by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after the 2016 election. Free Senior High School was one of the top campaign promises that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) gave to the good people of Ghana which gained them the mandate to govern the country.
Popular Ghanaian politician and social media personality, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has just dropped another message on his official Facebook page concerning the ongoing presidential private jet brouhaha and it's causing a very serious stir online. According to the recent tweet of the Member of Parliament for the North Tongu constituency in the Volta region, the Minister of Finance ( Ken Ofori-Atta) has asked the Parliament to give him some time to give an appropriate answer to the questions he (Samuel Ablakwa) asked in the parliament yesterday.
The burrowing of £170 Million by the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo administration to establish the Ghana Development Bank has triggered the anger of many Ghanaians.Some Ghanaians asked that if we are in desperate need of a Bank, why used millions of Ghana cedis to collapse it when we could have actually used a few million cedis to get them back on their feet?
Inadequate housing has been a problem for our security Personnels in the country, thankfully the government of the day deserves praises from Ghanaians for commissioning a new Naval Barracks at the Eastern Naval Command, Tema for the servicemen. The project is the second phase of the Security Services Housing Programme.
President Akufo-Addo has released the full list of his cabinet ministers for his second term in office in accordance with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 constitution of Ghana. Like his first term, 19 ministers of state will form his cabinet in the second term. Apart from the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation, Ministry of Regional Reorganization and Development, and the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives, all other ministries that featured in the 2017 cabinet have representation in the new cabinet.
According to John Ampontuah Kumah, a Deputy Minister-designate for Finance, Ghana can produce 10,000 billionaires through youth entrepreneurship in the next ten years if the government continues to invest in entrepreneurship as it did in its first term. He claimed this when he came before the Appointments Committee on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, to be vetted as a Deputy Minister of Finance.
Almost on a daily basis, social media get inundated with heartbreaking photos about health care and and the education system in Ghana.It is either photos or videos of children learning in the most unthinkable and embarrassing way in this 21st century or patients especially pregnant women are being transported in makeshift ambulances while in critical labour.
Director of Financial Services at the Ministry of Finance, Mr Sampson Akugoh, has thrown more lights on the rationale behind the establishment of the National Development Bank (NDB).He said the bank will enhance the capacity of other banks inclduing the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) to enable them achieve their objectives.
The minister of finance Ken Ofori Atta has told the protesters of the fix the country compaign, it will cost the government ten billion dollars to fix all the roads in the country.Over the past few weeks Ghanaians have called for fix the country campaign with celebrities such as Afia Odo and Sarkodie adding their voices.
The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has disclosed in a press some ways forward to curb the country's current stated which has yield a "#FixTheCountry" movement from some Ghanaians.According to the Minister, the government is on a serious motion of leading in a democratic way.
The ministry of Finance and the European Investment Bank have inked an agreement for the making available of €170 million facility to enable the establishment of a new national Bank, the Development Bank Ghana (DBG). The Development Bank of Ghana is an integral feature of the 100 billion Ghana Cares, the infamous 'Obaatampa' Project, which is to aid in seeing the rejuvenation of the Ghanaian economy with regards to the unannounced outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.