Ghana’s Transport Minister, Dzifa Attivor has resigned over the scandalous $3.6 million bus re-branding saga.
The minister submitted her resignation letter to the president on Tuesday according to sources.
“Hon. Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport wishes to inform the good people of Ghana that , as the Minister with oversight responsibility for the activities of the Metro Mass Transit (MMT).
“She has tendered in her resignation as Minister due to the current issues surrounding the branding of the 116 buses,” a statement signed by her special assistant Egypt Kudoto said.
“She further wants to take the opportunity to thank her party for the opportunity offered her to serve, first as a Deputy Minister of Transport under the late John Evans Atta Mills, and later as the Substantive Minister. Mrs. Attivor also wishes to thank the President sincerely for the honour to serve in his government. She has already communicated this decision to His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama through the Chief of Staff, Mr. Julius Debrah."
Dzifa Aku Ativor is a Ghanaian politician and business woman. She was appointed to her last position [Transport Ministry] in February 2013 by President John Mahama after the Ghanaian general election in December.