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Akufo-Addo asks Adu Boahen to act as his rep at Finance Ministry

By Justice Kofi Bimpeh
Charles Adu Boahen
Charles Adu Boahen
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President Akufo-Addo has asked former Deputy Finance Minister, Charles Adu Boahen to act as his representative at the Ministry of Finance following Ken Ofori-Atta’s medical review in the United States.

This was contained in a press statement from the Office of the President signed by the Chief of Staff, Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare.

The statement said, “Pending the absence of the President’s Representative at the Ministry of Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta, I am directed to by H.E. the President to request that you act as his representative at the ministry”.

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The statement added that the directive is in accordance with section 14 (5) of the Presidential (Transition) Act, Act 845, (2012).

Frema Osei-Opare urged Mr. Adu Boahen not to take any decision with regard to policy issues.