President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed, Hon. Charles Adu Boahen, a former deputy Minister for Finance to act as his representative at the Ministry of Finance as the minister-designate, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, is away in the United States for medical treatment.
This was contained in a letter from the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare to Hon. Charles Adu Boahen which read “Pending the absence of the president’s representative at the Ministry of Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta, I am directed by H. E the President to request that you act as his representative in the Ministry.
“This directive is in accordance with section 14 (5) of the Presidential (Transition) Act, Act 845, (2021).”
“You are to take note of the provision of section 14 (5) which states that you; shall not take a decision involving a policy issue. Also, you are to act in accordance with letter no. SCR/DA555/01 dated 21 December 2020 which gives directives on financial commitments, recruitments among others”.
Mr. Ofori-Atta has started his two weeks medical review in the United States of America and is expected to be back in the country after the review.
Meanwhile we continue to ask for prayers for him.