Ghana needs permanent scientific ghostbusters solution – Okudzeto Ablakwa

Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa
Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu Constituency Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has urged government to employ a permanent scientific ghostbusters solution to address ghost names sagas.

In a post sighted by Coverghana.com.gh the Lawmaker said “Ghana needs a permanent scientific ghostbusters solution so we can replace the thousands of ghosts with real desperate but exceptionally talented unemployed youth instead of merely announcing a total freeze in public sector jobs.”

According to him, “As government announces a total freeze in public sector jobs, it is most depressing to note that the perennial canker of unapproved/ghost workers still dominates govt payroll. The 2023 Budget reveals that a massive 6,157 ghost workers were expunged in the first half of this year alone.”

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The Member of Parliament also touched on item 466 from “The Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government of Ghana for the 2023 Financial Year” presented by Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister.

The extract reads: “During the first half of the year, government expunged 6,157 unapproved names from the payroll amount to savings of GH¢14.62 million. In 2023, the National Payroll Database will be linked to the National Identification Authority (NIA) System to prevent the recurrence of unapproved workers.”

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The extract above was under the theme “Restoring and Sustaining Macroeconomics Stability and Resilience through Inclusive Growth & Value Addition”

ATTACHED IS THE DOCUMENT (Download)

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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