Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency, Sam Nartey George has descended heavily on President Akufo-Addo for failing to sack Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta.
According to the controversial lawmaker, the cousin of the President has performed abysmally as the finance minister and needs to be sacked. Sam George speaking with the media said the President has refused to listen to the calls of Ghanaians asking him to dismiss Ken Ofori Atta.
“The President sits on his ears, that is why he cannot hear and listen to our aggrievances,” he said.
Not long ago, some Members of Parliament who are part of the Majority Caucus are called for the dismissal of the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, and the Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Charles Adu Boahen.
The group made the announcement to the media in Parliament on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.
Andy Kwame Appiah-Kubi, the Member of Parliament for the Asante-Akim North Constituency, who introduced himself as the spokesperson for the disgruntled Majority MPs group, said they decided to voice their position because several concerns sent to the government have failed to yield any positive results.
According to the group, sacking Ofori-Atta and Adu Boahen will help restore confidence in Ghana’s economy.
The recent development within the economy is of major concern to our caucus and our constituents. We have made our grave concern known to our president through the parliamentary leadership and the leadership of the party without any positive response.”
“We are by this medium communicating our strong desire that the president changes the Minister of Finance and the Minister of State at the Finance Ministry without further delay in order to restore hope to the financial sector and reverse the downward trend in the growth of the economy,” he added.