Government Bond Issues ‘Uninformed’ Minority must read - Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia accused the Minority of never understanding the economy of the country hence the need for them to read to widen their scope.

  • Published:
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia play

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Ghana’s Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has charged the Minority in Parliament to read in order to get themselves informed on the matter of the $2.25 billion bond issued by the government.

This follows allegations by the Minority that the bond was issued for cronies of the Minister of Finance and also did not go through the required process.

But responding to the claims Dr Bawumia who is currently in Washington attending the World Bank/IMF spring meeting told the media the Minority lacks “understanding in managing the economy.”


READ ALSO: I wasn’t privy to $2.25bn bond issue – Gloria Akuffo

“It shows a lack of understanding. The minority has never understood this economy. It shows ignorance and I’m so sad this is coming from people who should know better,” he added.

He rather urged them to read for a better understanding.

“Maybe they should read a little… we are doing even much better…they are really demonstrating a lot of ignorance in the process of managing the economy.”

READ ALSO: Ignore Minority’s claims on bond auctions – Finance Ministry

Haruna Iddrisu play

Haruna Iddrisu


Meanwhile, the Minority has called for a Parliamentary probe into the matter and also demanded that the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta steps down.

But A Deputy Finance Minister Kwaku Kwarteng has responded that the Minister will not resign and dared the Minority to go to court if they believe there is a breach of law.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email:

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Job Application How to write a CV that gets interview callsbullet
2 Bank of Ghana Here are the banks with the best deposit rates in Ghanabullet
3 Akufo-Addo Gov't Take your time; you are choking the economy with...bullet
4 Roads and Highways Minister closes down Buipe, Yapei bridges over...bullet
5 Akufo-Addo Administration We are determined to move Ghana beyond...bullet
6 Ken Ofori-Atta Finance Minister hints of NIB, ADB mergerbullet
7 Yolanda Cuba Vodafone CEO scores Akufo-Addo government 8/10...bullet
8 Banking In Ghana NIB and ADB to merge?bullet
9 Taxes In Ghana 3% VAT flat rate takes off in July 1bullet
10 Only 4%? GRA not happy with Ashanti Region’s national...bullet

Top Videos

1 Entrepreneurship How to be resourceful as an entrepreneurbullet
2 Entrepreneurship Creating Success Systems | StartUpSchoolbullet
3 Entrepreneurship How To Get Ready To Get Started | StartUpSchoolbullet
4 Entrepreneurship Failure- How To Deal With It | StartUpSchoolbullet
5 Vodafone adbullet
6 MTN Mobile Money Adbullet
7 Video We are determined to move Ghana beyond aid - Bawumiabullet