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General News of Monday, 9 January 2017 Source: Starrfmonline.com I’ve not hijacked Bawumia’s official residence – Mahama« Prev Next » Photos (6) Comments (269) Google+Print This Former President John Dramani Mahama
Former President John Dramani Mahama has described as “mischievous” reports making rounds that he has refused to vacate his official residence to allow the current vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to occupy it.

Mahama has been staying in the Cantonments residence ever since he was vice president and requested to use it as his “retirement home” before the dissolution of the Sixth Parliament after losing the December 2016 elections.

However, there are reports that Dr. Bawumia is “stranded” since he has nowhere to move to as his official residence.

Reacting to the claim, Mahama said a section of the media is being used to “embarrass” him when he had formally informed the incoming administration through his former chief of staff Julius Debrah to continue sta…

Ghana's Finance Minister designate dumps SUV for Toyota Camry

« Prev Next » Comments (64) Google+Print This Otchere-Darko called the decision of the Finance Minister designate a bold one Finance Minister Designate, Ken Ofori Atta has opted to use a Toyota Camry instead of an SUV vehicle when he finally gets approval from parliament to serve the ministry, according to Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko.

The founder of Danquah Institute in a tweet, Wednesday, commended Mr. Ofori Atta for making a "bold statement" to use a lesser vehicle for official business.

Mr. Ofori Atta's move can be said to be an action of exercising fiscal discipline, a concept which was inferred heavily by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the campaign period.

The party accused the then National Democratic Congress (NDC) government of mismanaging the country’s scarce resource to the detriment of the poor and vulnerable in society and vowed to issue guidelines to ensure there is fiscal discipline in the usage of public funds when given the mandate t…
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