Charles Adu Boahen’s appointment has been terminated as a Minister of State at the Finance Ministry by Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo following Anas Aremeyaw Anas’s “Galamsey Economy” exposé.
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 leveled against Charles Adu Boahen in the exposé “Galamsey Economy”, by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The statement from the presidency 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.”
Full statement below: