Former Deputy Minister for Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, has blamed Ghana’s current economic situation on the employment of hundreds of people into various government institutions.
In a Facebook post sighted by GhanaWeb, the former deputy minister said this numerous employed people enjoy emoluments which is putting pressure on the local economy.
From Ministers to presidential staffers, spokespersons and chief executive officers, Mr Ato Forson averred that these persons enjoy better conditions of service as well.
He further cited the impact of new agencies created by the government as one of the reasons behind the country’s economic woes.
Read Ato Forson’s full post below: