Finance Minister-Designate Ken Ofori-Atta Flies To U.S. For Medical Treatment

Finance Minister-designate, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, has been flown to the United States of America for medical treatment.

The decision to seek outside medical attention follows advice from his Doctors.

According to a statement from the Finance Ministry, Mr. Ofori-Atta is suffering from post-COVID-19 complications.

The Minister-designate who was scheduled to appear before the vetting committee on February 16, 2021, has had his vetting postponed until further notice.

“After recovering from COVID-19 last December, Mr. Ofori-Atta has had medical complications, which doctors advise require further interventions not currently available in Ghana.

“The Ministry of Finance wishes to inform the general public and stakeholders that Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Representative of the President at the Ministry of Finance and Minister-designate of Finance, will travel to the United States of America today, for a special medical review.

“Mr. Ofori-Atta was scheduled to appear before the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, 16 February 2021.

“The leadership of Parliament has been duly notified for a new date to be fixed upon his return.

Read the full statement below

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