Ursula Owusu ‘sweats’ over Akufo-Addo’s law firm during ministerial vetting
Former Minister of Communications and Minister-designate for the very same portfolio Ursula Owusu-Ekuful came under pressure when she took her turn for her vetting on Monday, February 15, 2020
The outspoken Minister who was confronted with happenings in the ministry she has actually been kept stated that she has no knowledge that President Nana Akufo-Addo's law office, Akufo-Addo, Prempeh and Co., is the Secretary for the Central Digital Transmission Business Limited, a business set up in August 2017 to disperse digital radio and tv signals across the country. She made the revelation today when she dealt with vetting at Parliament's Appointments Committee.
According to Mrs Owusu-Ekuful, even though the company was established by government to manage the circulation of the digital radio and television signals upon her presumption of workplace as Minister of Communications, she did not know that the Company Secretary is President Akufo-Addo's law firm.
The question was put to her by Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale North, Alhassan Suhuyini when he took his rely on present concerns to the Minister-designate.
Numerous on social media have actually questioned how she did not know about the details of the company in such a tactical business under her watch.
"The Communications Ministry under Ursula Owusu-Ekuful selected Akufo-Addo's law office as the business secretary for the state-owned media circulation business without the Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful's, knowledge. This vetting is exposing so much," Journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni responded.
Examine the site of the Register General's Department program that Akufo-Addo, Prempeh and Co. as the business secretary for the completely owned state company.