National chairman of the NDC Kofi Portuphy said Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku's resignation was politically motivated.
According to the national chairman Kofi Portuphy, Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku's resignation was politically motivated.
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"Since the assumption of office, the Akufo-Addo administration has forced several professional public servants out of their offices, and replaced them with loyalist party members… A typical example is the manner in which the governor of the Bank of Ghana has been prevented from completing his term of office and has been forced to resign prematurely," he said.
Kofi Portuphy addressing at a press conference said the BoG governor was forced to resign in order to satisfy party loyalists.
Dr. Issahaku who was appointed by former president John Mahama resigned as head of the Central bank.
"They did not force me out. It was a personal decision," he said.
He succeeded Dr Henry Wampah in April 2016.
Before his appointment as the governor, Dr Issahaku had been the second deputy governor of the central bank since July 2013.