The majority of the lawmakers want Ken Ofori Atta to come down based on some of his actions.
- But the conflict of interest which make him benefit directly from the economic woes is base of his companies that receive commission when Ghana was going for loans.
- Due to an unconstitutional withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund on construction of national cathedral which goes against Article 178 of the 1992 Constitution.
- All the an illegal payment of oil revenue into offshore accounts which was against Article 176 of the 1992 Constitution.
- Because of the misreporting of economic data to Parliament was fiscal recklessness that lead to crashing of the Ghana cedi.
- Because like of incompetence and ineptitude which cause collapse of Ghanaians economy. The mean scopes of calling for the removal of Finance Minister
But the Lawmakers in Ghana intensify calls for President Nana Akufo-Addo to fired Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.
For the first time in history under the Fourth Republic lawmakers from the ruling party openly call out the president to fired the finance minister despite though he was supporting and loyal.
And the calls for his sack comes on the back of economic challenges that Ghana was passing through under the leadership of the finance minister.
“ But the recent development within the economy was the major concern” Andy Appiah-Kubi speak on behalf of the majority lawmakers.
He also said, “We are using this medium to communicate our strong desire that the president should change the minister of finance and the state minister of finance ministry without further delay in order to restore hope to the financial sector and reverse the downward trend in the growth of the economy”.
Even though the initial call for his sack, the majority lawmakers turn back after they meet with President Akufo-Addo who ask them to give the Finace Minister some time to work until after (IMF) deal occurs.
The mean reasons for the votes against finance minister
All the Lawmakers in Ghana today will votes against for sack of the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.
This will come after the minority lawmakers move their votes of censure motion against him which they will votes today.
All the lawmakers really want Ofori-Atta to step-down because he was the causes of the economic challenges in country that they passing through now.
Even the minority Chief whips direct all 136 minority members to present the parliament on Thursday for the censure vote so that the Finance minister can be impeach.
But based on the rules of the house, all the lawmakers need two-thirds majority out of 275 seats to enable them impeach the finance minister.
Which means about 183 or more lawmakers for vote in favour of the motion to kick-off Ken Ofori-Atta.
Even if the president Nana Akufo-Addo failed to sack or remove finance minister, parliament can use their power for the impeachment of the removal of Ken Ofori-Atta.