The president believes that Ghana is not alone in experiencing the current economic headwinds brought on by the impact of COVID-19 and the Russia-Ukraine war. Speaking on North Star Radio in Tamale on August 8, as part of his official visit to the Northern Region, Akufo-Addo said: “The difficulties are there, I will be the last one to minimize the difficulties, they are affecting the lives of ordinary people in a very negative way. President Akufo-Addo ordered Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta via a July 1 statement present an economic rescue programme to the IMF. Ghana’s economic headachesIn recent months, Ghana has been faced with rather difficult economic challenges which have left almost all economic indicators in distress. Meanwhile, the government of Ghana is targeting about US$3 billion from the International Monetary Fund under an economic support programme.
Source: GhanaWeb August 12, 2022 02:55 UTC