According to Lord Mensah, a professor at the University of Ghana Business School, the local economy will continue to suffer the longer the problems involving Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta drag on.
The Speaker of Parliament appointed an 8-member ad hoc committee to look into the Finance Minister after the Minority submitted a resolution to have him removed from office.
On Wednesday, November 16, Prof. Mensah said, “The more this topic circulates, the more it harms the economy,” on the Biz Brief with Sani Abdul-Rahman on TV3.
Haruna Iddrisu, the minority leader, is arguing for Mr. Ofori-dismissal. Atta’s
He claimed that the Minister must leave because doing business in Ghana is too expensive.
He also mentioned how difficult trading is in Ghana as a result of the depreciation of the Cedi.
He believed the Finance Minister needed to resign since he had failed.