Cassiel Ato Forson mocks Ken Ofori-Atta, calls economic measures ‘cosmetic and empty’

An unimpressed legislator for Ajumako Enyan Essiam Cassiel Ato Forson has described the measures put out by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to save Ghanaians’ from the ailing economy as cosmetic and empty. According to him government rather just placed a moratorium on new loans and cut the 2022 foreign finance

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Joe Wise throws out motion of Minority MPs to investigate Covid-19 expenses

A private members’ motion on the floor of Parliament seeking to investigate the expenditure of the Covid-19 funds has been dismissed by the First Deputy Speaker Joseph Osei Owusu. He argued that the work of such a bi-partisan committee is already provided for by the Constitution, to be conducted by

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Any payment that was made on the advice of the Attorney General is binding – Felix Kwakye defends Ato Forson

A former aide to Ghana’s former President John Mahama, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu has mounted up a fierce defence for the former Deputy Finance Minister Dr Cassiel Ato Forson as he is standing trial for allegedly causing financial loss to the state over his role in the procurement of some

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Bagbin is also under investigation – AG debunks witch-hunting claims by Ato Forson

It appears that the current Speaker of Parliament Rt Hon Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin is also being probed over some actions he took while procuring ambulances under the National Democratic Congress administration when he was serving as the Health Minister. This was revealed by Attorney General while debunking the claims

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Go for the real deal makers, not Ato Forson – Bright Simmons

Dr Bright Simmons of Imani has called on the Attorney General and Minister for Justice Godfred Dame to probe the “real deal makers” who were complicit in the botched ambulance procurement project. According to him, the move to prosecute former Deputy Minister for Finance, Ato Forson over the botched ambulance

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After losing at the Committee level, NDC MPs pledge to take resistance to E-levy to plenary

Controversies surrounding the E-levy is not going to end anytime soon as a member of the Finance Committee in Ghana’s legislature, Cassiel Ato Forson has disclosed that the government is seeking to pass the E-levy under certificate of urgency. Today’s deliberations on the controversial E-levy ended in a deadlock with

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We will together with Ghanaians resist Momo tax – NDC MPs

The minority caucus in Parliament has vowed to reject the government’s decision of imposing a 1.75 per cent levy on all electronic transactions. The levy will be imposed on mobile money payments, bank transfers, merchant payments and inward remittances. According to the Finance Minister who revealed this plan by the

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We will not accept any Agyapa deal valued less than $3.7 billion – Cassiel Ato Forson

Cassiel Ato Forson, the Minority Spokesperson Finance, has said his party believes the Agyapa Royalties deal was previously undervalued. He disclosed that they will not accept a deal worth less than 3.7 billion dollars. “Currently, the government is saying the valuation is a billion US dollars and we are selling

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