Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says Ghana has a long way to go as far as issues regarding the financial sector are concerned.
He is however optimistic that stringent measures being put in place by the current administration is gradually helping to bridge the gap and make things a lot better.
“Our stock has changed considerably from where we were but we’ve got a long way to go but not because we just want to win but we have to be clear that we have to have the energy to continue to persevere.”
The Minister while talking about the banking sector and the clean-up noted that the structural revolution was necessary to protect the future of the banking sector.
“Over a 30-month period of being in power, government has invested about 14 billion Ghana cedis into the banking system so as to secure the 1.5 million Ghanaian deposits to fund the future in liquidity and entrepreneurship.”
Speaking at the Ghana Diaspora Celebration & Homecoming Summit on the theme: Recognizing diaspora contributions towards nation building, Mr. Ofori-Atta urged diasporans to come back home and sacrifice to make Ghana great.
“Let us sacrifice for this great country of ours. It is true that we have to do more to attract you.”
Today marks the 2nd day of the 3rd Homecoming summit as part of the Year of Return to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first 20 West African slaves in the United States.
President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during the opening of the event hinted of plans by government to soon place before Parliament a bill that would allow Ghanaians with dual citizenship to hold public office.