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Alan Kyerematen thanks Akufo-Addo, set to address the nation



The former Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen has thanked President Akufo-Addo for assenting to his resignation.

In a post on Facebook, Mr Kyerematen noted that he was thankful to have served under the government.

He added that he was also grateful for the support from his party members, friends and family.

“I would like to thank H.E the President for the opportunity to serve and for graciously accepting my resignation as Cabinet Minister responsible for Trade and Industry, effective 16th January 2023,” he wrote.

Mr Kyerematen added that “I sincerely appreciate the support from my family, colleagues, my party the NPP, the international community, and the general public during my tenure as a Minister.”

He noted that in the coming days, he will be addressing Ghanaians.

On Friday, it was reported that Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen had resigned from the government as the Trade and Industry Minister.

He tendered his resignation letter to President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday, Jan 5, 2023.

The man popularly called ‘Alan Cash’ has long been rumoured to be nursing the ambition to contest the flagbearership slot of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

His resignation is believed to buy him time to campaign to promote his presidential ambition.

President Akufo-Addo has since accepted the Trade Minister, Alan Kyerematen’s resignation from office.

The President subsequently directed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta to act as caretaker minister until a substantive appointment is made.

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