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Censure motion: Disclose particulars on Ofori-Atta – Otchere-Darko tells Minority - www.asempanews.com

Censure motion: Disclose particulars on Ofori-Atta – Otchere-Darko tells Minority - www.asempanews.com

The Finance Minster’s lawyers are demanding evidence to back the Minority’s allegations against the Ken Ofori-Atta.

This follows the Speaker’s referral of a motion of censure vote to an 8-member committee for the perusal of the proposition.

Gabby Otchere-Darko, who is leading Mr Ofori-Atta’s legal team wants the Minority legislators to provide particulars to support their specific claims.

The NDC side, is today, tabling its concerns through Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu and Ranking Member on Finance Committee, Cassiel Ato Forson.

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin on Thursday, November 10, constituted the Committee, which has seven days to submit its report.

It comprises Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, Bernard Ahiafor on the Minority side and Patrick Yaw Boamah, Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi and Andrew Agyapa Mercer from the Majority side.

The claims are; conflict of interest, unconstitutional withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund, illegal payment of oil revenues into offshore accounts, deliberate and dishonest misreporting of economic data to Parliament, fiscal recklessness, alarming incompetence and gross mismanagement of the Ghanaian economy.

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