Finance Minister-designate, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, was on Sunday flown to the United States of America to seek medical treatment for post-Covid-19 complications, a day before his vetting.
Mr. Ofori-Atta was airlifted from the country upon doctors advise.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance on Sunday, 14 February 2014, it said, “After recovering from COVID-19 last December, Mr Ofori-Atta has had medical complications, which doctors advise require further interventions not currently available in Ghana,”
“The Ministry of Finance wishes to inform the general public and stakeholders that Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Representative of the President at the Ministry of Finance and Minister-designate of Finance, will travel to the United States of America today, for a special medical review.
Mr Ofori-Atta was scheduled to appear before the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, 16 February 2021.
The statement noted, “The leadership of Parliament has been duly notified for a new date to be fixed upon his return.”
By: Bernard Ralph Adams