Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Finance-designate has left Ghana to the U.S. for medical attention.
A statement issued by the Finance Ministry said Ofori-Atta will be out for “medical review” and will return after two weeks.
The statement said “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 for Finance, will travel to the United States of America today for a special medical review,” the statement from the public relations unit of the ministry noted.”
: “After recovering from COVID-19 last December, Ofori-Atta has had medical complications which doctors advise, require further interventions not currently available in Ghana.”
Leadership of parliament according to the statement, has “been duly notified” of his absence since he was due for vetting on Tuesday 16 February 2021.