Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Home BREAKING NEWS Akuffo Addo accepts Deputy Trade Minister's resignation

Akuffo Addo accepts Deputy Trade Minister’s resignation

President Nana Akuffo Addo has admonished all government appointees to provide leadership, for the adherence of COVID-19 safety protocols.

He said that will help the nation defeat COVID-19.

This was stated in a statement signed by Director of Communications at the Office of the President, Eugene Arhin, saying that the President accepts the resignation of the Deputy Minister For Trade and Industry.

The statement noted that the resignation would take immediate effect from Friday, 3rd July 2020.

READ ALSO  Prez Nana Akufo-Addo Inaugurates National Report On Ghana Census of Agriculture

It said “The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, on Friday, 3rd July 2020, accepted the resignation from the office of the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Carlos Kinsley Ahenkorah, Mp, which takes immediate effect”.

This follows the admission by the Deputy Minister of his breach of the COVID-19 protocols.

The statement said, “President Akuffo Addo is admonishing all of his appointees to bear in mind that they are to provide leadership, at all times, for adherence to the protocols that have been established to help the nation defeat COVID-19”.

READ ALSO  Get Upclose with Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu as she turns 56 today

The resignation of the Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah, was sought after he visited various registration centers in his constituency, Tema West, before the period of self-isolation was complete.

READ ALSO  JM is ordained by God to rescue Ghana from the hands of the inept - Sammy Gyamfi

Carlos Ahenkorah who is also Member of Parliament for Tema West, resigned shortly after pressure mounted on him to resign from his position, after breaching the COVID-19 protocol.

President however recognizes the resignation as a step in the right direction adding that it was an honorable act.

READ ALSO  EC's dates for transfer and proxy voters’ list compilation

The statement further said the President wishes Carlos Ahenkorah well.

By Agnes Melissa Yovo | Talksafrica.com

Leave a Reply

Most Popular

“Ghanaian Entrprises should be frontline Actors in AfCFTA” – Akufo-Addo

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated Government’s commitment to assisting Ghanaian enterprises to take advantage of the coming into force...

Black Satellites to play Nigeria & Cote d’Ivoire in WAFU ‘B’ qualifying tournament

Ghana's National U20 Male football  team,the Black Satellites have been drawn alongside Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire in Group B of the WAFU Qualifying tournament...

Zango Research Institute Organizes Press Conference for Peaceful Election

The Zango Research Institute has yesterday 19th October 2020 organized Press Conference.The Press Confress organized is aimed at promoting a peaceful election in Ghana...

Recent Comments