Charles Adu Boahen’s appointment has been terminated as a Minister of State at the Finance Ministry.
A statement dated Monday, November 14, 2022, signed and issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin said the termination was with immediate effect.
It followed allegations levelled against Charles Adu Boahen in the exposé “Galamsey Economy”, by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The statement said “after being made aware of the allegations… the President spoke to Mr. Adu Boahen, after which he took the decision to terminate his appointment, and also to refer the matter to the Special Prosecutor for further investigation.”
PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO TERMINATES APPOINTMENT OF CHARLES ADU BOAHEN
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has terminated the appointment of the Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Charles Adu Boahen, with immediate effect.
After being made aware of the allegations levelled against the Minister in the exposé “Galamsey Economy”, the President spoke to Mr. Adu Boahen, after which he took the decision to terminate his appointment, and also to refer the matter to the Special Prosecutor for further investigations.
The President thanked Mr. Adu Boahen for his strong services to his government since his appointment in 2017, and wished him well in his future endeavours.