Minister of agricultural tenders in the resignation?

Unconfirmed reports reaching indicate that the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has submitted his letter of resignation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The Minister, who has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Cambridge University, has been Minister for Food and Agriculture since 2017 when the Akufo-Addo administration took the reins of power.

Mr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has made no secret of his presidential ambitions and his resignation is believed to allow him to run for the flag-bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has been at the center of the implementation of the Government’s flagship plant for food and jobs, which has received mixed reviews from the public and experts.

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