The petition signed jointly with the Coalition of Impacted Consumers of Price savings and Loans Organizations, Coalition of Menzgold Customers, and the Coalition of Aggrieved Prospects of Gold Coastline claimed Ken Ofori-Atta is not in good shape to occupy the place of work as the Finance Minister.
They argued that Ofori-Atta as the Finance Minister all through his last four many years supervised the collapse of many money establishments, his involvement in the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal, failure to spend depositors resources among some others.
The team in a 37-webpage petition document introduced to Parliament appealed to the Dwelling and the Vetting Committee to reject his nomination.
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Mensah Thompson, the Government Secretary of ASEPA talking to the media mentioned: “Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta ought to be standing prison prosecutions in its place of vetting by the appointment committee of parliament primarily based on the numerous violations of our legislation, different misconducts and the activities of Mr. Ken Ofiri-Atta involving 2017 and 2021.
“We are, nevertheless, praying that the appointment committee place the curiosity of this nation 1st and reject the appointment of Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta as finance minister.
“We are also sending a phrase of warning to customers of the appointment committee that we know of plans much highly developed to induce members of the appointments committee to approve the nomination of Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta even though he understands for a point that he’s unfit to occupy the situation,” he said.
“We are sending a word of caution to them that we’re watching them and the folks of Ghana will hold you to account on their carry out on the committee. We are also sending a special warning to the associates of the NDC caucus of parliament that this time spherical it is not organization as typical that the minority will have their say but the bulk will have their way. This time round they have equivalent strength like the party in ability and so we the people of Ghana will keep them to the identical level of accountability as we hold users of parliament of the government’s get together,” he extra.