The Minority in Parliament has described the budget for the 2023 fiscal year as empty..
The caucus contends that the measures announced by government as part of efforts to generate revenue would only worsen the economic condition of Ghanaians..
This Minister has informed us that going forward to the year 2023, there is going to be a freeze on employment at a time when we know that unemployment particularly with the youth is in excess of 50 percent,” the Ranking Member on the Finance Committee of Parliament, Cassiel Ato Forson told the press..
He added that, the government is oblivious to the reality of many Ghanaians..
“It looks as if this government doesn’t seem to be aware that this Ghanaian economy has introduced unbearable hardship to the citizens of this country
The Finance Minister on Thursday, November 24, 2022, presented the government’s 2023 budget statement in Parliament in accordance with the requirement under Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana.
He encouraged Ghanaians to brace up for maximum and excruciating hardships in 2023, predicting that Ghanaians will go through tough times.