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Osafo Maafo hints of creation of more districts

Yaw Osafo Maafo

The Ashanti Region will soon benefit from additional districts to help expedite the developmental process of the area. This was disclosed by Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo on behalf of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday. He was speaking during the 2017 New Patriotic Party (NPP)Ashanti Regional Annual Delegates Conference in Kumasi. The president indicated that the Ashanti ...

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AG reviewing Mahama gov’t last-minute contracts

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General

Government has been ostensibly hamstrung by some last-minute contracts signed by the Mahama administration, the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo has revealed. The Mahama administration came under intense criticism for what was described as midnight decisions to contract and recruit for and on behalf of the country within the last two weeks of its lifespan. Speaking at an Institute of Economic ...

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Gov’t to fund free SHS with Heritage Fund – Osafo Maafo

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, current Senior Minister, is one of the plaintiffs.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has hinted of plans to review the Petroleum Management Act to allow for the use of the Heritage Fund to finance its ambitious Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The Senior minister, Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo, at a forum in Accra yesterday said the Heritage Fund which receives nine percent of the country’s annual ...

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Osafo-Maafo, Agyarko, 3 other nominees approved

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Parliament’s Appointment Committee has approved five other Ministerial nominees, bringing the total number of approved nominees to thirteen. The latest to be approved are Senior Minister Nominee; Osafo Maafo , Energy Minister Nominee; Boakye Agyarko, Education Minister Nominee; Matthew Opoku Prempeh,Minister Nominee for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu and Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister Nominee for Agriculture. Why Minority resisted Agyarko, Osafo Maafo’s ...

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Minority boycotts Agyarko, Osafo-Maafo’s approval

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The Majority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament, has approved Senior Minister Nominee , Osafo Maafo and Energy Minister Nominee, Boakye Agyarko without the Minority’s support. Parliament has approved the nomination of 8 ministerial nominees to serve in the Nana Akufo-Addo led New Patriotic Party (NPP) government. A report presented to the House by the Appointments Committee tasked to vet ...

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Akufo-Addo to swear in 8 ministers today

Nana Akufo-Addo in a shot with his Senior Minister nominee, Yaw Osafo-Maafo.

President Akufo-Addo will later today [Friday], swear into office, 8 ministers at the Flagstaff House. This comes after the eight were approved by Parliament to occupy the various ministerial portfolios they had been nominated for by the President. They were among the first batch of 36 nominees, who appeared before Parliament’s Appointments Committee between January 20 and January 24 to ...

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Termination of ‘last minute’ jobs, contracts likely – Osafo-Maafo

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, current Senior Minister, is one of the plaintiffs.

The Senior Minister nominee, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has suggested that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, may terminate last-minute employments and contracts undertaken by the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. The last minute contracts and appointments were a point of contention between both sides of the transition team, following the NPP’s election victory. The NPP side of the transition team subsequently said it reserved ...

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Osafo-Maafo justifies Senior Minister porfolio

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, current Senior Minister, is one of the plaintiffs.

Former Finance Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has defended President Nana Addo’s creation of the Senior Minister portfolio, explaining at his vetting, that his core duty will be to “coordinate the roles of the various economic ministries in the new government.” President Akufo- Addo’s nomination of Mr. Osafo-Maafo as Senior Minister, has been met with condemnations, with critics saying the it is ...

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We don’t need a 40-year national development plan – Osafo-Maafo

Yaw Osafo-Maafo

Senior minister-nominee, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has downplayed the relevance of a 40-year national development plan to guide Ghana’s development agenda. According to him, a long-term plan for national development must be limited to ten years due to world economic conditions and the advancement in technology. Speaking at his vetting in Parliament on Friday, Osafo Maafo said, although he made inputs into ...

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IMF deal will definitely be reviewed – Osafo-Maafo

Yaw Osafo-Maafo

Senior Minister Designate Yaw Osafo-Maafo has stated that the new government will re-negotiate Ghana’s deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ”Now the IMF program will certainly be reviewed and there are two main reasons why the IMF program must be reviewed I have already hinted to one of the bosses of the IMF.” “Now President Nana Akufo Addo came ...

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