Use 2023 Budget to Reduce Number of Ministers from 84 To 40 – IEA to Government [Articles & Interventions News Feature]

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is calling for the scaling down of the number of ministers from 84 to 40. According to its Director of Research, Dr. John Kwakye, the current number of ministers has not had any positive impact on governance, but rather burdened the taxpayer.

He, therefore, wants the 2023 budget to merge some of the ministries to ease the burden on capital expenditure. Speaking at a pre-budget media engagement in Accra, he said the number of Ministries must be drastically reduced to 12, whilst the Sector and Regional Ministers must be cut to 40…

Source: https://www.myjoyonline.com/use-2023-budget-to-reduce-number-of-ministers-from-84-to-40-iea-to-government/

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