LIVESTREAMING: Ofori-Atta to appear before ad-hoc committee
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, will appear before the eight-member ad-hoc committee of Parliament probing a censure motion against him today, November 18, 2022.
On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, Ofori-Atta’s lawyer, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, requested that the committee give his client 48 hours to analyze the reports from its first meeting.
The censure motion was filed by the minority in Parliament against Ken Ofori-Atta.
They made seven allegations against the minister, including frivolous spending, conflict of interest, financial recklessness leading to the free fall of the Ghana cedi, and gross mismanagement of the economy.
An eight-member ad hoc committee from both sides of the house was set up on November 10 by the Speaker of Parliament to probe the motion.
On Tuesday, November 18, 2022, when the first sitting was held, the minority was represented by the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, and, Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, proponents of the motion.
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