NPP's Atick Yakubu Writes: It's Time For Akufo-Addo To Sacrifice Ken Ofori-Atta As We Did For Him
New Patriotic Party Activist, Atik Yakubu has asked Akufo-Addo to sacrifice Ken Ofori-Atta's position as the Finance Minister as the party did for him. In a post shared on his official Facebook page today, he wrote; "At first it was 80 NPP MPs wanting Ken Ofori Atta out.
After profiting $180m from borrowing, he is leading Ghana for loan negotiation -Gabriella Tetteh
Speaking at TV3's uncut morning show today 29th September 2022, Mrs. Gabriella Tetteh, a member of the NDC communication team makes a bold and fearless statement about the minister of finance. What kind of country are they leading? It is inappropriate for a governement to blame the opposition for their incompetent work, says Gabriella Tetteh
[Video] I Will Be The One To Present The Budget Next Week - Ken Ofori-Atta
Ghana's Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says he expects to be the one to present the 2023 budget in Parliament next week. His response came after a Joy News Parliamentary correspondent asked if he is to present the 2023 budget in Parliament next week. "Yes.
1% E-levy: MoMo users to be reimbursed
Following the imposition of the 1% fee on electronic transfers, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has promised to refund mobile money users who have been unfairly overcharged. On Wednesday, January 11, the Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy transition )'s from 1.5 to 1 percent began.
Our Voice Is The Voice Of God So Resign And Walk Away - Nana Aba Anamoah To Ken Ofori-Atta
The cry for the resignation of Ken Ofori-Atta, the current Finance Miniter of Ghana is gaining more momentum. Many celebrities and members of the opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have added their voices to the voices of many to call for his resignation.
The Finance Minister "Ken" Must Go.
Across the length and breadth of the country, the slogan you can hear people chanting is "Ken Must Go". Following the economic hardship and instability since the beginning of the year, people have hit the street to voice out their displeasures on the way the economy is heading especially among the opposition party (National Democratic Congress) and the Minority group in the parliament.
Flashback: The Four Prominent Ghanaians Who Have Called For Ken Ofori-Atta’s Sack
Pressure is mounting on President Akufo-Addo to sack his Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. On Tuesday, 80 Majority Members of Parliament (MPs) from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) side of the house demanded the removal of the Finance Minister and Dr Charles Adu Boahen, Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance.
I'm Unaware of fuel prices because I do not have a car - NPP MP, KT Hammond.
KT Hammond, a member of parliament for Adansi Asokwa and a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has admitted that he is unaware of the current petrol costs in Ghana. The long-serving politician claims that because he doesn't own a car, he is unaware of how expensive gas is.
If Akufo-Addo Wants Evidence On Galamsey, Then We Will Give Him One
The President earlier this week intensified his fight against illegal mining when he conveyed a meeting between himself on one hand and representatives of the National House of Chiefs and MMDCEs. The President called on these groups of people to bring in any evidence that they have regarding people in their communities who are engaged in galamsey.
I never invited 98 NPP MPs to a meeting to discuss Ken Ofori Atta - John Agyekum Kufour
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has denied that he has invited several MPs from the New Patriotic Party to a meeting to discuss his request to fire Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta. According to him, the aforementioned reports do not contain any facts and should be dismissed. Mr. Kufour expressed his displeasure in a statement signed by his senior assistant and spokesman, Dr Kwabena Osei Adubofour, on Thursday, November 17, about what he believes to be Some people tended to draw him into matters that he did not comment on in the press conference for misinformation to the public or create discontent.
Mona Quartey Is Crying More Than The Bereaved In Ofori-Atta's Removal Request - PK Sarpong
P.K Sarpong, a popular writer for the ruling NPP has asserted that, the Former Deputy Finance Minister, Mona Helen Quartey is crying more than the bereaved in Ken Ofori-Atta's removal issue. According to P.K Sarpong, Mona cannot fathom why the Majority MPs have stood down on their demands to have Ken Ofori-Atta immediately replaced.
I Am Truly Sorry For The Economic Hardship - Ken Ofori-Atta
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has apologized to Ghanaians for the economic challenges and hardship in the country. He took responsibility for severe hardship, including the high cost of living Ghanaians are facing currently and said that he is truly sorry. He uttered these words on Friday, 18 November 2022, while facing the 8-member ad-hoc committee set to probe the censure motion against him.
Akufo-Addo Buying Time For Ken Ofori-Atta To Cover Up His Mess At The Finance Ministry
Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale North Alhassan Suhuyini says President Akufo-Addo is trying to buy time for embattled Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to cover up his mess. On Tuesday, 80 Majority Members of Parliament (MPs) from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) side of the house demanded the removal of the Finance Minister and Dr Charles Adu Boahen, Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance.
Sack Ken, Reshuffle Bawumia As Head Of EMT To Save The Economy – Mahama Tells Akufo-Addo
Former President John Dramani Mahama has asked President Akufo-Addo to reconstitute and take charge of his Economic Management Team (EMT). The former President’s call is premised on his belief that the Chair the EMT, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta have both failed on their respective jobs.
We'll be reviewing the e-levy soon - Ken Ofori Atta
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has hinted that the government will review the electronic transfer levy soon (E-levy). This is in response to the government's failure to achieve its goals several months after the levy's implementation. Speaking to the media recently in Accra, the minister said that measures to help improve the government's domestic revenue mobilization include reviewing the E-levy.
You are not 'sensible' if you made Ken Ofori-Atta lead IMF negotiations - Johnnie Hughes
Popular TV presenter, Johnnie Hughes on TV3's 'Johnnies Bite' morning show today October 27th 2022 makes a bold statement to the finance team of the country. According to Johnnie Hughes, there is no need for Ken Ofori-Atta to lead IMF negotiations in order for Ghana to acquire a loan because he is not 'fit' for that position.
Why Should Disastrous Ken Be Allowed To Present A 2023 Budget And Negotiate With IMF?
The NDC Parliamentary Caucus must not withdraw the motion for a vote of censure on disastrous Ken Ofori Atta despite the statement from the NPP Caucus. The member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency, Honaroble Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has quizzed that, why should disastrous Ken be allowed to present a 2023 Budget and negotiate an IMF program he wouldn’t be around to implement?
"Did you take out loans to support Ukraine?" - Haruna Iddrisu questioned Finance Minister.
Haruna Iddtisu, the leader of Parliament's Minority Caucus, has refuted claims that the Russia-Ukraine war and the COVID-19 pandemic are to blame for the country's hardship. According to Haruna Iddrisu, the only cause of Ghana's economic problems is Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, whose reckless borrowing has led the country into this crisis.
There is no constitutional right to be a minister for which anybody can defend, so Ken should GO.
The Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has joined calls for the resignation of Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. Mr. Benjamin Boakye said in an interview with JoyNews' The Probe that serving as a minister is not a constitutional right and that, as a result, if people are clamoring for his resignation, he should step down.
Our goal is to expedite the IMF deal - Ken Ofori-Atta
The government is working assiduously to reach a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), according to Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance. Negotiations will move quickly to guarantee that crucial elements of the program are reflected in the 2023 Annual Budget Statement in November 2022, the president continued in his conversation with the IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva.