Breaking: Carlos Ahenkorah resigns after breaching COVID-19 protocols
Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, and Member of Parliament for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah has resigned after breaching COVID-19 protocols.
The Deputy Minister, who has tested positive for COVID-19 admitted on radio yesterday, he had visited some registration centres despite his situation.
His posture of not being a role model caused public outcry urging on the President to sack him.
Early this morning, Mr. Ahenkorah has tendered his resignation, which has been received and accepted by President Akufo-Addo.
A letter issued Friday, July 3, and signed by the Director of Communications at the Office of the President, said Mr Ahenkorah’s resignation takes immediate effect.
President Akufo-Addo further urged his appointees to show leadership to aid government’s efforts to defeat deadly COVID-19.
The President wished Carlos Ahenkorah well and said he had acted honourable in the circumstance.
By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme