Many has called on President Akufo-Addo for the removal of his “failed” cousin, Ken Ofori-Atta as the Finance Minister.
They believe since he[Ken Ofori-Atta] has led the country’s economy “into the gutters,” as they put it, he must be replaced.
Mr. Ofori-Atta escaped a censure vote introduced by the Minority in Parliament due to the Majority’s decision to abstain from voting on the topic; he left the chamber after the debate on the motion completed.
Consequently, Della Sowah, the Member of Parliament for Kpando, stated that the New Patriotic Party has no alternative for the embattled Finance Minister.
This, she added, influenced the decision of the majority in Parliament not to support the motion of censure presented by the minority, even though several majority MPs had previously called for Mr. Ofori-dismissal. Atta’s
At the inauguration of the Kpando Traditional Council, Della Sowah, a Kpando member of parliament, criticised the action of the Majority.
“We also moved a motion, we wanted to censure the Finance Minister for his removal and we signed the motion, I was one of those who signed.
“But unfortunately, our colleagues from the other side [Majority], also wanted him removed and they came and said they were going to support us, 96 of them, which would give us the majority we needed to have him [Ken Ofori-Atta] impeached.”
“But unfortunately, they chickened out, and we realised that their chickening out was because they don’t have the men. They were boasting ‘we have the men, we have the men’ and I think when they went back and saw that if this one is removed there is nobody to replace him, so they have to back down. They don’t have the men”, she stressed.
Honourable Sowah also provided information about the previous session and her contributions on the floor, reiterating her commitment to the Constituency to advocate for development projects.
Akpinifia Okpekpewuokpe Dagadu IX praised the MP’s contribution to the growth of the Kpando Traditional Area and urged her office to keep working with the Municipal Assembly to foster growth in the region.
He voiced objections to the names chosen for the government’s street naming project and expressed the opinion that the streets of Kpando should be named after distinguished descendants of the Akpini people rather than foreign names.
The Ghana National Petroleum Commission funded the Traditional Council structure with support from other organizations.
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However, Insight News reports there is a new ministerial appointment list is expected to be released following the resignation of the Minister of Trade & Industry, Alan Kyerematen and Minister of Food & Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto