Finance Minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Atta has returned from a medical check-up in the United States of America, GhanaXtra.Com can report.
Mr. Ofori-Atta reportedly returned to the country over the weekend after over a month in the states at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA.
Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta travelled to the United States of America for a special medical review after some medical complications after recovering from COVID-19 in December 2020.
Official release from the Ministry of Finance at the time indicated that he was expected to be away for two weeks.
“The Ministry of Finance wishes to inform the general public and stakeholders that Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Representative of H.E the President at the Ministry of Finance and Minister-designate for Finance, will travel to the United States of America today for a special medical review.
“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.
“He is expected to be away for two weeks. Mr. Ofori-Atta was scheduled to appear before the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, 16th February 2021. The leadership of Parliament has been duly notified for a new date to be fixed upon his return”.