Dr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance presented the 2022 budget on Wednesday, 17th November 2021 and since then there have been major reactions. The 8th session of the Parliament of Ghana on Friday 26th November 2021 failed to approve the budget. It's interesting to notice that, in 1979, Hon Ken Ofori-Atta the current Financial Minister's Father Dr Jones Ofori-Atta led a campaign in rejection of the budget in parliament at that time.
The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako finally beaks silence on the suspension of road tolls by the Road Minister, Amoako Atta ahead of Parliamentary approval of the 2022 budget. Speaking to the controversial issue on the Kokrokoo show on Wednesday, 24 November, 2021, Mr Baako sided with the Speaker of Parliament.
For the first time in the history of the Fourth Republic, a budget presented by the government has been rejected by Parliament. However, this is not the first time in the history of Ghana that this has happened. The first time a budget was rejected in the history of the country was in 1979, during which Dr. Hilla Limann was the President of the country.
A week never passes in this country without a controversy. The latest controversy in town is the road toll brouhaha which has been occasioned by a purported illegal directive by the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako-Atta. On the Newday show on TV3 today, November 19, 2021, there was a review on the 2022 budget as presented by the Minister of Finance dubbed “Aggyenkwa” budget to wit; Savior budget.
Arguments and counter arguments hovers on days after the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta read the 2022 budget statement to the hearing of all Ghanaians. The budget has been met with mixed reactions across the country and those in the diaspora. A lot of people have spoken against some aspects of the budget especially with regards to the introduction of e-levy on all electronic transactions and that the scrapping of toll collections across the country prior to the approval of the 2022 budget.
If there is one Minister under in the Nana Addo led administration who is very “hot” right now, then it is no other person than the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako-Atta. What appeared to be a heroic and strategic directive has unfortunately turned sour.
Captain Smart exposes Kwesi Oteng on the reason why he sacked him from Angel TV. According to Captain Smart, The New Patriotic Party (NPP) promised to make the daughter of Kwesi Oteng a deputy minister if only Kwesi Oteng sacks him from Angel TV. Captain Smart said, Kwesi Oteng believed the lies and sacked him from Angel TV.
Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the 2020 running mate to the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and former Minister of Education in the erstwhile John Mahama-NDC administration has celebrated her 70th birthday yesterday, Monday, November 22, and Ghanaians have massively celebrated the day with showers of blessings and positive wishes and messages.
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General Secretary of the Ghana Socialist Movement, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, gave his predictions about what Ghanaians should and should not expect from the budget which will be read and presented at parliament by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta. He revealed that Ghanaians are in suspense as to whether their living conditions will be improved or worsened by this budget.
The managing editor of the Insight News paper who doubles to be the general Secretary of the socialist movement of Ghana, Mr Kwesi Pratt Jnr has said that the finance minister should be in a state of wondering by now. Reacting to concerns of the public prior to the reading of the 2022 budget statement, the astute journalist said if he was the Hon Ken Ofori Atta, he would be very much worried considering the level of debt Ghana has attained and the expectation from citizens.
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, the vice flag bearer and former Chancellor as well as former minister is celebrating her birthday as she rocks 70 years today. Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang born November 22, 1951 is a Ghanaian academic and politician who served as the education minister from 2013 to 2017.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta is expected to present the 2022 Budget in the coming week. Many Ghanaians are anticipating a budget that will reduce taxes and save the ordinary Ghanaian from the burdens and hazards that Covid-19 has inflicted on them. But even before the budget is presented, the opposition NDC feel that there will be nothing new to present.
The managing editor for insight news paper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has angrily stated that minister of roads, Hon Kwesi Amoako Atta has disrespected Ghanaians after going hard on people who demonstrated against his ministry within the week. The minister told Ghanaians that demonstrations does solve road problems but Kwesi Pratt Jnr disagree with him and stated that if he works at the presidency, he would make sure the road minister pack his things and go home.
The 2020 running mate for John Dramani Mahama in the 2020 general elections, Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang has taken over social media with massive reactions as she marks her 70th birthday. Here are some few reasons why she has taken over social media with massive wishes, prayers and gifts on her birthday.
The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior, has questioned the government as to why the reading of the 2022 budget has been postponed from Monday, 15th November 2021 to Wednesday, 17th November 2021? According to him, there is something significant happening behind the scenes regarding the reading of the 2022 budget.
The managing editor for insight news paper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has revealed that there is a problem with 2022 national budget to be read on 17th November, 2021. The veteran journalist has stated that why should government change the date they have planned to read the national budget?
The NPP Government assured Ghanaians that this year will be the year of roads. Due to this, many Ghanaians are demanding good roads as the year is coming to an end. Many have used the process of demonstration to get the attention of authorities to provide them with good roads.
The government of Ghana has abolished all tolls on public roads and bridges. The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta stated it in the 2022 budget he presented in parliament yesterday. According to Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the approach is to intensity productivity and reduce environmental pollution. Also, to reduce heavy traffic found at toll points.
Speaker of Parliament has directed the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako-Attah, to reverse the decision to suspend collection of road tolls. In the picture is the minister of highway and roads Honourable Kwesi Amoako Atta. The Speaker said in Parliament on Thursday November 18 that the Minister who is also Member of Parliament for Atiwa West acted wrongly by issuing that command.
Social media gets amazed by a 34 year old man who claims he is a virgin and he is looking forward to marry a virgin lady in Ghana. In a message sent to popular Ghanaian presenter Nana Aba Anamoah which she posted on Instagram reads about a man who till the age of 34 has no girlfriend and still virgin.