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Unified Group Expresses displeasure Over Ken Ofori Atta’s new appointment

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Ghanaian advocacy group (Unified Group), has expressed strong disapproval of the recent appointment of Ken Ofori-Atta as Senior Presidential Advisor and Special Envoy for International Finance and Private Sector Investment.

The group views the move as unparalleled in Ghana’s history and suggests a concerning lack of separation between Mr. Ofori-Atta and President Akufo-Addo.

Nana Kwakye Anarfi, National Communication Coordinator, in a press statement disclosed that, The Unified Group is in much perplexity about Mr. Ofori-Atta’s tenure as Finance Minister
and is raising concerns about his effectiveness and the impact on the nation’s economy.
According to him, Mr. Ofori-Atta’s perceived shortcomings in managing the economy and the negative consequences of his policies, including Debt distress, High inflation, ⁠Declining living standards, Currency depreciation, controversial debt exchange programme, escalating public debt, and a struggling private sector and Increased taxation.
The Group expresses scepticism regarding Mr. Ofori-Atta’s ability to succeed in his new role, given perceived lack of success as Finance Minister.
According to them, there is potential for conflicting advice because to Mr. Ofori-Atta’s appointment has the potential to hinder the current Finance Minister’s ability to act independently.
Mr Anarfi reiterated that, they were in high spirits that Akufo Addo was coming back to his promises book or table to fulfil one of his million promises that he would not govern this country with many ministers not knowing he is now adding up to the size of his government.
He revealed that, Ghana has been ranked as the most corrupt under Ken Ofori Atta’s leadership as Minister of Finance, and also carried out policies that have not produced any beneficial outcomes, including the channelling of 450 million dollars into the cathedral, the US$12
million Agyapa deal, the collapse of our economy, the signing of a US$100 million SML
deal, and numerous other poor initiatives.
The Unified Group is urging President Akufo-Addo to reconsider the
appointment and prioritize the concerns of the Ghanaian people.
They express a sense of disappointment towards the leadership and the executives, perceived disregard for public opinion and a preference for what they perceive as family and friend affairs.

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