Finance Minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Attah has flown to the United States of America (USA) for treatment following complications after recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
This was brought to notice by the Finance Ministry on Sunday, February 14, 2021 in a statement.
The statement noted that the decision to fly Ken Ofori-Attah was an order from his personal doctors since what will be needed for his treatment are currently not available in the country .
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 Finance Minister designate will to be away for two weeks.
He was scheduled to appear before the Appointments Committee on Tuesday, February 18, 2021, for his vetting but has been rescheduled since he will not be present.
According to the Finance Ministry, Parliament has been notified on the latest development of Ken Ofori-Atta.