Parliament to debate censure motion against Ofori-Atta today
Members of Parliament (MPs) will today, Thursday, December 8, 2022, commence debate on the censure motion against embattled Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.
The Minority caucus filed the motion of censure against the Finance Minister, accusing him of mismanagement of the economy, financial recklessness, conflict of interest, gross mismanagement of the economy.
The debate which was supposed to have been done yesterday, Wednesday was postponed to today and will center on whether the House should vote to remove Mr. Ofori-Atta from office or not.
The 8-member ad-hoc committee which was set up by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, to probe the motion brought against the Finance Minister presented its report to Parliament on November 25, 2022.
The Minority in Parliament On October 25, 2022, filed the censure motion against Ken Ofori-Atta.
Some Members of the Majority caucus at a point, also called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to sack Mr. Ofori-Atta.
The Minority caucus in Parliament had called on the New Patriotic Party (NPP) MPs to join forces with its members to remove Mr. Ofori-Atta from office.
The ad-hoc committee was co-chaired by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Adansi Asokwa constituency, K. T. Hammond, and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Bolgatanga East, Dr. Dominic Ayine.