- Some customers of DKM microfinance have expressed excitement over the early exit of the governor of the Bank of Ghana
- Dr. Kofi Wampah's exit follows his long leave days ahead of his retirement on August 5
Following the early retirement of the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah, some former customers of the defunct microfinance company, DKM have taken to the streets rejoicing over his exit.
The said customers are lost thousands of cedis to the dubious fiscal promises of the company have expressed how satisfied they are upon hearing that Dr. Wampah, who was blamed by president Mahama for not ensuring that due process was made in the securing of license to the said microfinance company.
“For us, if the information that we are hearing is that he is bowing out ahead of time, we will be happy about that but we will not be happy if such a person is allowed to end his tenure”, an aggrieved customer of DKM told Citi Business News. If you are put in a public position or office and you are not acting well, you should honorably leave the office for somebody else to take over,” a customer added.
Another intimated “Maybe he was not willing to help in the situation but I do not know whether the willingness is there it can be used to test the person who is coming to succeed him”.
Meanwhile a statement released by the Bank of Ghana which confirmed the Governor’s exit stated that in view of Dr. Wampah’s long outstanding leave days, he will be taking an early retirement from the central bank ahead of the end of his tenure which falls on August 5, 2016.