Minister claims finance ministry’s ‘controversial’ event was just a durbar

Minister claims finance ministry’s ‘controversial’ event was just a durbar

The deputy minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide, has shed light on the rationale behind the decision of the ministry of finance to organize an event.

Per a report by, he dismissed suggestions that the finance ministry organized a party to celebrate an economic “hat-trick”.

The finance ministry courted controversy when they reportedly organized a party to mark the successful Eurobond, the completion of the IMF-ECF programme and the appreciation of the cedi, something considered as an economic “hat trick”.

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Pius Hadidze, deputy minister of Information Source:
Source: UGC

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The sector minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, was spotted in various pictures circulated on social media holding a plate of waakye; a local delicacy. Other staff members were seen eating kenkey and fish.

Hadzide, speaking to the issue on Peace FM's morning show 'Kokrokoo’, said what the finance ministry organized was a staff durbar with a touch of promoting made in Ghana goods.

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