Akufo-Addo orders Ofori-Atta to engage IMF
He said that the tipper truck’s conductor also suffered injuries and was taken urgently to the Goaso Municipal Government Hospital.
He said that the same hospital’s morgue had also received the deceased bodies.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has authorized Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, to commence formal engagements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), inviting the Fund to support an economic programme put together by the Government of Ghana”.
“This follows a telephone conversation between the President and the IMF Managing Director, Krisalina Georgivia, conveying Ghana’s decision to engage the Fund.”
Cabinet at a meeting on June 30th, 2022, supported the government’s decision to pursue an economic programme from the Fund.
The engagement with the IMF, the statement, pointed out will seek to provide a balance of payment support as part of a broader effort to quicken Ghana’s build back in the face of challenges induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and, recently, the Russian-Ukraine crisis.
Below is the full statement: