JUST IN: Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah resigns as Deputy Minister

The Communications Directorate of the seat of Government the Jubilee house has issued a press release in which it is indicated that the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah has resigned.

According to the statement signed by Mr. Eugene Arhin said  “The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, on Friday, 3’“ July, 2020, accepted the resignation from office of the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, MP, which takes immediate effect.”

The statement explained that, Him. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah resigned because of the admission by the Deputy Minister of his breach of the COVID 19 protocols, when, as a person certified to be positive for the virus, he visited a registration centre in his constituency before the period of self isolation was complete.

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The statement concluded that, “accepting the resignation, the President recognises that Hon. Carlos Ahenkorah has acted honourably in the circumstances by resigning his office, and wishes him well.”

BELOW IS THE STATEMENT FROM THE JUBILEE HOUSE

 

 

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