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2018 Budget: Finance Minister would be given failed mark --- Jinapor

Former deputy Minister of Energy, John Abdulai Jinapor has said marking the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta by the 2018 budget he presented to the House, he would give him fail mark. 

According to the former Deputy Energy Minister, the Finance Minister indicated that he wanted to grow the economy by 5.8 percent but did he achieve 4.6 “fail”; international reserves has dropped from 3.9 months to 3.6 months “fail”, and wanted to achieve a reserve target of 49, he achieved 46. 

“Yet the Minister want us to praise him, when you get to paragraph 112 of 2019 budget, he recorded those who ride bicycle, does this solve our problem, stop monitoring those who ride bicycle”,  he lamented. 

 Zongo development fund, so far we have approved three hundred million for you, you claim you want to reduce poverty,  if you go to progress report, the only thing that has been done is to build five Astroturf , the former Deputy Minister said on the floor of the House.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com

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