The Managing Editor for Insight Newspaper Kwesi Pratt Junior, said some Member of Parliament for National Democratic Congress (NDC), are planning to approve the Finance Minister Designate. He made this known on the morning show at Pan African television.
According to him, they planned to do so because, they wanted the man to mess up the economy more. This will make them unpopular and guarantee them to come to power again. He said the thinking of such people is unfortunate, and not in the wellbeing of the country. He said, this will rather make them fail big time in the next election.
In addition, he wanted the Finance Minister Designate to be disqualified for the economy to be saved. He said the Euro bonds and the borrowed monies has destroyed the economy. The last 4 years under him, he performed abysmally and need not to be given the second chance.
The man is accused to have a hand in Agyapa Royalties Limited, which everyone is expecting him to explain the genesis of the transaction to the end, so as for Ghanaians to be clear in their minds. He has to explain why our public debt is rising beyond our capacity to pay. The economy is also slow in recovering back to life, he has to tell the nation how he will sole the issue.
Ghana has issued several Euro Bonds for the past years, how much profit is the country getting and the loss. He has been accused several times for conflict of interest, which he has to explain to the house. People say, Data Bank which he owns a share inside, has been given government contracts to do, instead of giving other companies the chance. The banking sector clean up, is suspected to be a politically motivated. People think that, it is a grand plan to destroy the work of flourishing Ghanaian businesses.
BRIEF PROFILE OF OFORI ATTA
He went to Achimota Senior High School and further do Bachelor of Art in Economics in Columbia University at United Kingdom. He is the minister of Finance for the past 4 years, hoping to go through 8 years successfully. He is the Co-founder of Data Bank, and also a former chairman for the bank.
Again, he is ranked as third most powerful political finance leaders in Africa. He has excelled in his field with more than 30 years’ experience in Banking. He has other business interests in Insurance, Retail Banking, Private Equity, Micro finance, Pharmaceuticals and Real Estate.
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