Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has served notice that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not compromise the use of the country’s oil revenue in funding some key policies of the government which have been outlined in the 2017 Budget.
A number of contracts signed in the last days of the Mahama administration are being reviewed to ensure that the country gets value for money, the Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has revealed.
Attorney-General, Gloria Akuffo, says the Administrator General’s claim that lack of resources impedes its responsibility of ensuring a smooth transition is overstated.
The Majority in Parliament is demanding an apology from the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government for overspending its 2016 budget.
The Obuasi West Member of Parliament (MP), Kwaku Kwarteng; the Awutu Senya West MP, George Andah; the Lawra MP, Anthony Karbo and the Ofoase-Ayirebi MP, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah are among the names reportedly earmarked for some Deputy Minister portfolios.
The Minority in Parliament last Thursday criticised the government for allocating GH¢1.5 billion in the 2017 budget to the presidency, describing it as too high and unprecedented.
A member of the Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party, George Ayisi Boateng, has told critics of the Akufo-Addo government that the GHC1.5 billion budgetary allocation to the presidency will be used judiciously.
The leadership of the Progressive People's Party PPP has accused President Nana Akufo-Addo of running a “family and friends” government in the wake of his appointments of new ministers and other appointees.
Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana was a member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) till the morning of 1966 coup, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, Editor of the Insight Newspaper has revealed.