The Speaker of Parliament, Right Honorable Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has sent a sound and bold message in the form of a warning to the Finance Minister. Directing his message to the deputies of finance on the floor of Parliament, Alban Bagbin revealed that Ghana's judgment debt is on the increase and that he is not ready to be engaged in any activity that will add up as being the cause of another judgment debt.
The press briefing from the Minister of Finance Honorable Ken Ofori Atta is still under discussion on various news platforms across the country. Metro TV on Good Morning Ghana Hosted Honorable John Jinapor as he deliberate on the issues facing government with Palgrave Boakye Dankwa ( NPP spokesperson).
Please follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. The former President of the Republic of Ghana has recently done the unexpected after he boldly revealed another hot secret about the Vice President and Finance Minister aside sending another strong message to President Akufo Addo. Speaking at the just ended “Ghana At The Cross Road” program organized by the largest opposition party, John Mahama unexpectedly revealed that, Dr Bawumia had been the poster-boy fir economic mismanagement whereas Ken Ofori Atta shot of undo be sacked with immediate effect considering his performance in managing the economic affairs of the country.
The National Democratic Congress announced to Ghanaians that they have petitioned the Commonwealth on the recent use of state apparatus like the judiciary to harass and prosecute most of their top members. Reacting to this news, the Attorney General, Godfred Dame has explained that the National Democratic Congress wants to avoid and run away of justice.
New Edubiase MP, Adams Abdul Salam has revealed that MP's are also facing severe economic inconsistency just like every other Ghanaian. He says the current government has led the country in to an fissure with the conditions of the people aggravated. In an interview on his expectation on minister of finance Ken Ofori Attah as he prepared to deliver major policy changes by the government to help address the recent economic inconsistency in the country.
Honorable Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Ata has admitted that he completely failed his A-level examination at Achimota school. After that, he became the personal driver of his father who was a member of parliament for Begro. Ken Ofori Ata gave the explanation to give hope to Ghanaians.
Pressure is mounting on the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta and the Ministry of Finance to immediately review taxes on petroleum products to check the galloping fuel prices that the country is experiencing. A litre of petrol is now going for GH8.400 at some filling stations across the country.
The communication officer of the largest opposition party, lawyer Sammy Gyamfi have said that it is time the New Patriotic Party government look beyond Ghana borders and seek loans for the country. Taking to his official Facebook page, Sammy Gyamfi said that Dr. Mark Assibey Yeboah, Former NPP MP for New Juabeng South and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the 7th Parliament said that Ghana’s economy has been plunged into big hole.
Today, let's throw back a little bit. I want us to meet Honorable Jones Ofori Ata who was the biological father of Honorable Ken Ofori Ata. Mr Jones Ofori Ata was the Finance Minister for Ghana in the year 1969 to 1972. In the same year, he entered the Parliament of Ghana to represent the good people of Begoro Constituency.
There has been growing concerns about the state of the economy. The Cedi has for some time been depreciating against the dollar and this presented a hike in prices. The opposition NDC have argued that the fall of the economy is due to overspending by the government and incompetency.
National Democratic Congress (NDC) Communication officer Sammy Gyamfi has dropped another message to the ruling government. Speaking on Metro Tv morning show this morning revealed they are waiting for a resignation letter from Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta because he has failed the nation and he has failed as finance Minister.
Kelvin Ekow Taylor descends on Honorable Ken Ofori Atta as he drops serious allegation against the Finance Minister. Since this is a mere allegation from Kelvin Taylor, it is possible that the finance minister will come out and clear the doubt in the minds of Ghanaians. According to Kelvin Taylor, the Volta Revenue authority VRA had an office at heritage towers in Accra where SSNIT is located.
Minister Of Communications Honorable Ursula Owusu has pleaded with Ghanaians and the Minority in Parliament to accept the Ghanaian 1.7 electronic levy because its quite small as compared to the United Kingdom. She made this known during the town hall meeting to explain the importance of the electronic levy tax.
The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu moved a motion in Parliament that members approve the allocated sum of GHc 687, 992, 121 for parliamentary services. Debating on the motion, Minority leader stated boldly that the Right Honorable Speaker, Alban Bagbin is not satisfied with that amount allocated to the legislative arm of government.
A Stalwart of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has also added his voice to the ongoing disagreements in the country, due to the proposed the 1.75% Electronic Levy, by Finance Minister (Ken Ofori-Atta), in the 2022 budget. Mr. Kwame Pianim, said the Mobile money tax (E-levy) is anti-technology progress, and may undermine the significant progress being achieved in financial inclusion for the unbanked”.
Mr Seth Terkper, the Former Minister of Finance under Former President John Mahama, has reacted to yesterday's press briefing, by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta. In a press briefing on Thursday, 24 March 2022, Ken Ofori-Atta announced that, government has imposed a complete moratorium on the purchase of imported vehicles for the rest of the year, with immediate effect; and that, the new policy will affect all new orders, especially 4-wheel drives.
The goverment of Ghana has finally taken some concrete decisions in response to concerns and demands by the NDC minority caucus in Parliament. In a press briefing held in Accra on Monday, Ghana's Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta outlined the various measures taken by goverment to address concerns regarding the 2022 Economic Policy and Financial State of Government.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta is urging Ghanaians to accept the e-levy, to end the situation where public sector workers and few other people in the informal sector continue to bear the burden of paying tax. The e-levy, he said, represented a good opportunity to bring more people into the tax net to boost domestic revenue mobilization.
Abraham Amaliba, a key member of the NDC legal team has reacted to the recent press briefing by the Minister of Finance about how the economic crisis in the country can be curtailed. According to Abraham Amaliba, the government has made another big mistake for refusing to sack Ken Ofori Atta.
The government of Ghana through their social media handle has announced that, they are going to have a Town Hall Meeting today on the E-levy. This meeting is scheduled to take place at Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The main speaker for that occasion is the finance minister Ken Ofori Atta.