Charles Adu Boahen, Minister of State for Finance, had been sacked following Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ “Our “our Minister & the cash” and “galamsey economy” exposeè video.
The sacking of Boahen was already on red alert after a majority of MPs protested against his removal from office, but it became more intense when the Vice President added his voice in support of his dismissal.
Many Ghanaians and political activists also pushed the dismissal agenda, urging President Akufo-Addo to remove Finance Minister Charles Adu Boahen from his position.
However, in response to the new development , President Akufo-Addo issued an official statement on Monday, November 14, following the termination of Adu Boahen as Minister of State for Finance.
The statement Issued By President Over termination Of Charles Adu Boahen As An MP Read below
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has terminated the appointment of the Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Charles Ad Boahen, with immediate effect.
“After being made aware of the allegations levelled against the Minister in the exposé, “Galamsey Economy”, the President spoke to Mr. Ad Boahen, after which he took the decision to terminate his appointment, and also to refer the matter to the Special Prosecutor for further investigations.
“The President thanked Mr. Adu Boahen for his strong services to his government since his appointment in 2017, and wished him well in his future endeavours.
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