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Osafo Maafo puts mandatory tow levy to bed

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister

Owners of broken down vehicles will continue to pay for the cost of towing their vehicles, as the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has made it clear the government will not implement the mandatory towing levy. According to him, there will be no attempt to reinvent the wheel as towing services will be provided to those who need it by ...

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Stop lamenting and create jobs – Labour federation to Gov’t 

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister

The Ghana Federation of Labour has urged the government to stop lamenting and create more jobs for unemployed Ghanaians in the country. The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo disclosed during the 2017 Ghana Economic Forum on Monday, that the government doesn’t have the capacity to employ more public servants. He stated that “the public sector is full in terms of ...

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We can’t employ more public sector workers – Osafo Maafo

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister

Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo has disclosed that government does not have the capacity to employ more public servants. According to him, the sector is full and government might even be forced to lay off some workers if the need arises. Speaking at the 2017 Ghana Economic Forum on Monday Mr. Maafo said “the public sector is full in terms ...

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‘Capture’ ECOWAS market – Osafo Maafo urges pharmaceutical companies

Yaw Osafo Maafo

The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, has asked Ghanaian pharmaceutical companies to take advantage of the ECOWAS sub-region’s huge market and expand their businesses. He indicated that enormous opportunities exist in the sub-regional market, which they need to fully exploit to substantially increase their product lines. Addressing an annual conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) in Kumasi, ...

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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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