Ghana: Gov’t says ban on hampers still in force

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Government says the decision prohibiting the use of state funds for

procurement of Christmas gifts and presents, is still in force.

President John Mahama last year issued the directive to Ministries,

Departments and Agencies to desist from using public resources for

Christmas and New Year gifts such as hampers during the upcoming


The decision also included Metropolitan, Municipal, and District

Assemblies (MMDAs).

A statement issued Monday December 8, and signed by the Minister for

Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, said the 2013 directive

targeting all MDAs financed from the consolidated fund “is still in

force and all concerned are expected to comply.”

Credit: Myjoyonline

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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