Media, Visitors Banned From Mid-Year Budget Presentation – Ghana’s Parliament has banned media houses from setting up a in the house of the legislature to broadcast the presentation of the mid-year spending plan on Thursday.
Individuals from people in general are likewise banned from the house to observe Ken Ofori-Atta’s presentation. The move is a measure to control the spread of Covid-19.
A few MPs, Staff and journalists have tried positive for the infection in the previous weeks.
Addressing Starr News, Director of Public Affairs for Parliament Kate Addo said journalists outside the press corps won’t be permitted in to cover procedures.
She, in any case, guaranteed that parliament has turned out enough stages for the media to benefit from for content please Thursday.
In imparting the choice to MPs, Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye unveiled a few individuals will be made to either watch procedures from their workplaces or sit in the open exhibition so as to make space for social removing.
In the mean time, the Minority MP for Keta Richard Quashigah has precluded any desire for Ghanaians in the yet to be introduced mid-year spending plan.
As indicated by the MP, the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta in his typical best will cite sacred texts to portray the economy which he depicts as purposeful publicity to give the open a misguided feeling of expectation.