- Carlos Ahenkorah has resigned from office with immediate effect
- His resignation follows his admission for breach of the COVID-19 safety protocols
- President Akufo-Addo, however, admonished his employees to adhere to all safety protocols set out for their own safety and the safety of their constituents
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The deputy minister for trade and industry and member of parliament for the Tema West constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah, has resigned from office with immediate effect.
His resignation follows his admission for breach of the COVID-19 safety protocols.
In a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh, the director of communications at the office of the president, Eugene Arhin, Ahenkorah presented his resignation of Friday, 3 July.
President Akufo-Addo has admonished his employees to adhere to all safety protocols set out for their own safety and the safety of their constituents.
The statement further noted that in accepting his resignation, the president acknowledged Ahenkorah did the honourable thing by resigning from office.
The president, however, wished Carlos Ahenkorah well.
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YEN.com.gh earlier reported Carlos Ahenkorah had been asked to honourably resign from office ,
According to a report filed by Starrfm.com.gh, the MP was asked to resign by the president moments after his embarrassing interview.
The options were given to him after the MP granted interviews to several radio stations in Accra confirming he visited a registration centre despite his positive COVID-19 status.
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