President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn in Mr Ken Ofori-Atta as the Finance Minister.

This follows the vetting and approval of Mr Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister.

The President administered the Oaths of Allegiance, Office and Secrecy after which the minister signed the oath book, which was sealed off with the signature of the President..

The President referred to the Finance Minister as the “Last man standing.”

According to the President, Mr Ofori-Atta helped revitalise the economy after the NPP administration inherited a faltering economy from the Mahama administration in their first term.

According to the President, Mr Ofori-Atta helped revitalise the economy after the NPP administration inherited a faltering economy from the Mahama administration in their first term.

“I congratulate you heartily on your appointment and I’m sure you know that the Ghanaian people are expecting you to put the economy on a sound footing once again.

“Ultimately, what the people of Ghana are expecting is a visible improvement in their standard of living; that there’s an increase in real rages for working people, in the enhancement of the incomes of farms and fisherfolk, and the rise in profit of businesses.

On his part, the Mr Ofori-Atta expressed gratitude to the President for the confidence reposed in him.

He also thanked Members of Parliament for seeing to his approval.