The Minister designate for Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has taken a trip to the United State of America to seek further medical attention for post COVID-19 complications.
A statement released by the Public Relation Unit of the Ministry of Finance on Sunday, February 14, said the trip was made upon the advice of his doctors and he is expected to spend two weeks while there.
“The Ministry of Finance wishes to inform the general public that 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 State of America today for a special medical review, the statement said.
“After recovering from COVID-19 last December, Mr Ofori-Atta has had medical complications which doctors’ advice requires further interventions not currently available in Ghana,” it added.
“He is expected to be away for two weeks. Mr Ofori-Atta was scheduled to appear before the Appointment Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The leadership of Parliament has been duly notified for a new date to be fix upon his arrival,” the statement indicated.