Photos from 2020 Budget presentation in parliament

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented to parliament the Akufo-Addo government’s fourth Budget and Economic Policy in Parliament, Wednesday. Present in parliament was not only the members of parliament but the former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper; Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo; Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and Senior Minister, Osafo-Marfo. Also present were New Patriotic Party (NPP) sympathisers like Gabby Otchere Darko, members of the general public including school pupils who had gone there to witness parliament proceedings as well as the media. People may have been at the parliament to hear what the country’s economy would be like…

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Parliament ‘drops the chamber’

The Parliamentary Service Board is set to announce a decision to drop plans to build a 450-seat chamber estimated to cost $200m. The Acting Director of Public Affairs of Parliament, Ms. Kate Addo, told Joy News’ Parliamentary Correspondent, Joseph Opoku Gakpo the concerns of the people is paramount and have been taken into consideration in reaching the decision. She subsequently told the Midday News on Joy FM that the construction has been put on hold for now. Anger on social and mainstream media has been simmering since it emerged plans…

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